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The Hard Way Around free pdf In 1895 Joshua Slocum set sail from Gloucester, Massachusetts, in the "Spray, "a thirty-seven-foot sloop. More than three years later, he became the first man to circumnavigate the globe solo, and his account of that voyage, "Sailing Alone Around the World," made him internationally famous. But scandal soon followed, and a decade later, with his finances failing, he set off alone once more--never to be seen again. In this definitive portrait of an icon of adventure, Geoffrey Wolff describes, with authority and admiration, a life that would see hurricanes, shipwrecks, pirate attacks, cholera, smallpox, and no shortage of personal tragedy.

About Geoffrey Wolff

Geoffrey Wolff is the author of five works of nonfiction and six novels. In 1994 he received the Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in Bath, Maine.

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Author : Geoffrey Wolff
Publisher : Random House Inc
Data Published : 15 December 2011
ISBN : 0307745457
EAN : 9780307745453
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 220 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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