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John Come Down the Backstay
John Come Down the Backstay
Author: Caroline Tapley
In 1857 the 177-ton sailing ship, Fox, was equipped for a trip to search for Sir John Fielding and his men, who had been lost in the Arctic since 1845...The Fox...carried only 26 men. But it was well provisioned and [the captain] was one of the best. — This acoount of the voyage...is based on the published journals of the captain, but...as ficti...  more »
ISBN: 11392
Pages: 182
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Publisher: Atheneum
Book Type: Paperback
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A 1974 Junior Literary Guild selction for older readers - nowadays that would be older elementary and middle school. An excellent book presenting very graphic and true history.


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