A bride's passage: Susan Hathorn's year under sail

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Northeastern University Press, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 283 pages
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A captivating portrait of a 19th-century seafaring woman during her first year of marriage, based on her diaries.

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A BRIDE'S PASSAGE: Susan Hathorn's Year Under Sail

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Selections from a year-long diary kept by a newlywed while sailing aboard her husband's merchant bark, evocatively framed with minutely researched background material by Petroski (Gravity and Other ... Read full review

A Bride's Passage: Susan Hathorn's Year Under Sail

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Novelist Petroski (Gravity and Other Stories, Fiction International, 1981) has based her nautical narrative on the diary of Susan Lennan, an intelligent young woman from Maine, who married Jode ... Read full review


The J J Hathornj route and calls in Cuban ports
The rigging and sails of a bark

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