Great shipwrecks and castaways: authentic accounts of adventures at sea

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This unforgettable collection of eyewitness accounts of sea-faring catastrophes describes the adventures of Alexander Selkirk, the original Robinson Crusoe; Miss Ann Saunders, a prim young lady shipwrecked in 1826 and forced to drink the blood of her own fiance; and eighteen other survivors' stories.

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About the author (1952)

Neider is an Antarctic explorer, novelist, editor, photographer and Mark Twain scholar.

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