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Two years before the Mast.

Richard Henry Dana

Two years before the Mast.

by Richard Henry Dana

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Published by Blackie in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published New York, 1840.

SeriesBlackietower classics
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13809447M

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The crewman is not an officer. He was well educated in his youth and had started college before going to sea as an ordinary sailor.

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written after a two-year sea voyage starting in While at Harvard College, Dana had an attack of the measles, which affected his vision.4/5. Feb 05,  · Two Years Before The Mast is Richard Henry Dana Jr.'s account of his life as a common seaman aboard the brig the Pilgrim which set out from Boston on August 14, destined for California by way of the treacherous Cape Horn/5.

Mar 01,  · This expedition inspired Two Years before the Mast, a first-hand account of “the life of a common sailor” and a work that combines history, philosophy, and personal experience. Published inthe book convincingly re-creates life at sea—the beauty and adventure but also the cold, danger, and backbreaking labor/5.

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Sign On My Account Basket Help. After the trek, inthe diary was released as the memoir titled Two Years Before the Mast. Dana was an undergraduate student at Harvard College when he contracted the measles.

Two Years Before the Mast was published inand though it soldcopies in its first decade, he’d turned down a deal that would have earned him a 10 percent royalty.

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First published init is one of America's most famous accounts of life at sea. It contains a rare and detailed account of life on the California coast a decade before the Gold Rush revolutionized the region's culture and society. Two Years Before the Mast: Modern Library No.

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Two Years Before the Mast (/) is a slow-paced and absorbing book. In it Richard Henry Dana, Jr. recounts with the aid of his diary entries how he went to sea in on an American merchant ship called The Pilgrim, sailing south from Boston, going around Cape Horn, and then north to work in the cow-hide trade off the coast of California.

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Nov 22,  · Directed by John Farrow. With Alan Ladd, Brian Donlevy, William Bendix, Barry Fitzgerald. The playboy son of a wealthy shipping magnate discovers at first hand the desperate privations suffered by the crew of one of his fathers ships when he is unwillingly pressganged aboard/10().

About Two Years Before the Mast. Tracing an awe-inspiring oceanic route from Boston, around Cape Horn, to the California coast, Two Years Before the Mast is both a riveting story of adventure and the most eloquent, insightful account we have of life at sea in the early nineteenth century.Two Years before the Mast appeared inwhile its author was still a law student.

Though at the time it created no great stir in the United States, it was most favorably received in England, where it paved the way for many pleasant and valuable acquaintanceships.Two Years Before the Mast is a memoir by the American author Richard Henry Dana, Jr., published inhaving been written after a two-year sea voyage starting in A film adaptation under the same name was released in