Two Years Before the Mast download free [PDF and Ebook] by Richard Henry Dana

Two Years Before the Mast download free [PDF and Ebook] by Richard Henry Dana year 2010
  • Book name: Two Years Before the Mast
  • Author: Richard Henry Dana
  • Release date: 2010/5/12
  • Publisher: PENGUIN PUTNAM INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Sports
  • ISBN: 9780451531254
  • Rating: 7.48 of 10
  • Votes: 289
  • Review by: Kailani Stephen
  • Review rating: 8.95 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/17
  • Total pages: 407
  • Includes a PDF summary of 34 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Tracing an awe-inspiring oceanic route from Boston, around Cape Horn, to the California coast, Two Years Before the Mast is both a riveting story of adventure and the most eloquent, insightful account we have of life at sea in the early nineteenth century. Richard Henry Dana is only nineteen when he abandons the patrician world of Boston and Harvard for an arduous voyage among real sailors, amid genuine danger. The result is an astonishing read, replete with vivid descriptions of storms, whales, and the ship's mad captain, terrible hardship and magical beauty, and fascinating historical detail, including an intriguing portrait of California before the gold rush. As D. H. Lawrence proclaimed, 'Dana's small book is a very great book.'
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 26H6M57S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Sailing, Biography: General, Classic Books & Novels, Travel Writing
  • Available formats: TXT, PDF, DOC, PNG, FB2, EPUB, WORD, ODT. Compressed in AZW3, RAR, LZMA, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 8.69 USD
  • Dimensions: 105x172x27.94mm
  • Weight: 209g
  • Printed by: SIGNET CLASSICS
  • Published in: New York, United States
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