Daring sea captains
Biographical sketches of nine famous seamen: William Bligh, Horatio Nelson, Joshua Slocum, Ernest Shackleton, John F. Kennedy, Thor Heyerdahl, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, William R. Anderson, and Robin Lee Graham.
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