Book Reviews of Demon of the Waters: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Whaleship Globe

Demon of the Waters: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Whaleship Globe
Demon of the Waters The True Story of the Mutiny on the Whaleship Globe
Author: Gregory Gibson
ISBN-13: 9780316299237
ISBN-10: 0316299235
Publication Date: 5/2002
Pages: 288
Rating:
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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3.5 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Little, Brown
Book Type: Hardcover
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This is a well-researched book on not only the mutiny Samuel Comstock led on the whaleship Globe, but also the broader history of the whaling industry and its effect on trade and the culture in Nantucket and surrounding areas during the early 19th century.
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A fast paced written account of the mutiny of a ship!
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I had read the account from Lay and Hussey long long ago so I was very familiar with the tale. Gibson does a superb job of analyzing and synthesizing the original data into quite an enjoyable read. I appreciated Gibson's take on why things were written and by whom.
Great book.