Two Years Before the Mast (Hardcover)

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Richard Henry Dana Jr.'s "Two Years Before the Mast" is an engaging account of his transforming journey as a common sailor aboard a commerce vessel in the early nineteenth century. Dana powerfully depicts the harsh reality of life at sea, from severe storms to challenging labor, set against the backdrop of the magnificent Pacific coastline and the bustling ports of California. Dana's insightful findings and thoughtful insights provide a captivating glimpse into sailors' daily challenges and companionship, as well as the varied cultures they meet on their travels. A timeless masterpiece of maritime literature, "Two Years Before the Mast" immerses readers in an immersive experience of adventure, perseverance, and the eternal spirit of exploration.

Product Details
ISBN: 9789361909528
ISBN-10: 9361909525
Publisher: Infinity Spectrum Books
Publication Date: March 24th, 2024
Pages: 388
Language: English