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The Loss of the Ship Essex, Sunk by a Whale

Thomas Nickerson, Owen Chase - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 256 pages
The gripping first-hand narrative of the whaling ship disaster that inspired Melville’s Moby-Dick and informed Nathaniel Philbrick’s monumental history, In the Heart of the Sea ...
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Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea

Richard Henry Dana - Biography & Autobiography - 1981 - 572 pages
A young man tells of his experiences as a common sailor and provides a realistic portrait of the brutal life of nineteenth-century seamen
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The Wing-and-Wing

James Fenimore Cooper, Dean King, Thomas Philbrick - Fiction - 1998 - 470 pages
Raoul Yvard, a French privateer, is determined to rescue Admiral Caraccioli of Naples from execution by Lord Nelson, because of Raoul's love for Admiral Caraccioli's daughter
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The Red Rover: A Tale

James Fenimore Cooper, Thomas Philbrick, Marianne Philbrick - Fiction - 1991 - 676 pages
Turning to his own extensive maritime experience, Cooper s novel, written in Paris in 1827, reflects his immersion in the romantic movement that was sweeping the Continent ...
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Gleanings in Europe: The Rhine

James Fenimore Cooper, Ernest Redekop, Maurice Geracht, Thomas Philbrick - Literary Collections - 1986 - 326 pages
Gleanings in Europe: The Rhine is an account of James Fenimore Cooper s travels in Europe at the time of the 1832 revolt in Paris, when he hoped General Lafayette would be ...
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Wyandotte, or the Hutted Knoll: A Tale

James Fenimore Cooper, Thomas Philbrick, Marianne Philbrick - Fiction - 1982 - 434 pages
A tale of the sufferings of an isolated family in upstate New York during the Revolution.
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The Private Journal of William Reynolds: United States Exploring Expedition ...

William Reynolds - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 336 pages
One of the finest nineteenth-century first-person narratives of a sea voyage in existence, and a principle source for Sea of Glory, The Private Journal of William Reynolds ...
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