Skeletons on the Zahara A True Story of Survival
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Description: - A crucial, forgotten chapter of American history--immortalized in a survivor's firsthand account that became one of the bestselling books in 19th-century America and influenced Abraham Lincoln's, thoughts on slavery--is brilliantly retold for a new generation.- Currently in its fourth hardcover printing, SKELETONS ON THE ZAHARA appeared on the "San Francisco Chronicle bestseller list and spent four weeks on the extended "New York Times list.- The film rights to SKELETONS ON THE ZAHARA have been optioned by Dreamworks.- In the reading group guide bound into this edition, Dean King describes his own contemporary adventures in the Sahara, where be attempted to trace the sailors' fateful odyssey.
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Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
Publication date: 4/12/2005
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Dean King is the author of a biography of Patrick O'Brian, 'a model of how these things should be' (Telegraph 'Books of the Year').
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