Book Reviews of Before the Wind: The Memoir of an American Sea Captain, 1808-1833

Before the Wind: The Memoir of an American Sea Captain, 1808-1833
Before the Wind The Memoir of an American Sea Captain 1808-1833
Author: Charles Tyng
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ISBN-13: 9780140291919
ISBN-10: 0140291911
Publication Date: 6/1/2000
Pages: 270
Rating:
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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4.5 stars, based on 3 ratings
Publisher: Penguin Books
Book Type: Paperback
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There is something natural and immediate about Tyng's writing.For anyone who had a childhood fantasy of shipping out for a distant voyage on a nineteeth-century commercial sailing vessel,
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A superb diary of a 19th century sea captain. Superb!
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Quite interesting! Read well by Stfan Rudnicki on four cassettes.