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Private Journal of William Reynolds United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842

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ISBN-10: 0143039059

ISBN-13: 9780143039051

Edition: 2004

Authors: William Reynolds, Nathaniel Philbrick, Thomas Philbrick

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One of the finest nineteenth-century first-person narratives of a sea voyage in existence, and a principle source for Sea of Glory, The Private Journal of William Reynoldsbrings to life the boisterous world traversed by the six vessels that comprised Americas first ocean-going voyage of discovery the U.S. Exploring Expedition of 18381842. With great eloquence and verve Midshipman William Reynolds describes the harrowing 87,000-mile, four-year circuit of the globe, and relates the story of how the abusive commander of the Ex. Ex., Lieutenant Charles Wilkes, gradually lost the support of his crew. With a seamans understanding and an artists appreciation for the wild beauty that surrounds him,…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 10/26/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English