The Tragic History of the Sea
Shipwreck from the Bible to Titanic
By (author) Anthony Brandt
Tragic History of the Sea by Anthony Brandt
Book DescriptionDisaster at sea is an ever-present peril, inspiring ancient legends, great works of fiction, and countless yarns of deadly typhoons, vessels consumed by fire, and desperate castaways alone on an empty ocean.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781426200946
(228mm x 163mm x 25mm)
Imprint: National Geographic Society
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publish Date: 19-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Brandt presents the enthralling and often harrowing history of the adventurers who searched for the Northwest Passage, the holy grail of 19th-century British exploration.
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Author Biography - Anthony Brandt
Anthony Brandt is an expert in the history of travel and adventure and is the book review editor for "Adventure" magazine. He has edited more than 20 books for National Geographic and is a contributor to "GQ, Esquire, " the "New York Times Sunday Magazine, " and other publications. His edited "Journals of Lewis and Clark" has sold nearly 100,000 copies in special markets and the trade.
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