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Boon Island A True Story of Mutiny, Shipwreck, and Cannibalism

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ISBN-10: 0762777524

ISBN-13: 9780762777525

Edition: 2012

Authors: Andrew Vietze, Stephen Erickson

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The wreck of theNottingham Galleyon Boon Island and the resultant rumors of insurance fraud, mutiny, treason, and cannibalism was one of the most sensational stories of the early 18th century. Shortly after departing England with Captain John Deane at the helm, his brother Jasper and another investor aboard, and a skeleton crew, the ship encountered French privateers on her way to Ireland where she then lingered for weeks picking up cargo--finally heading into the North Atlantic much later in the season than was reasonably safe. Captain Dean offered one version of the events that led them to the barren rock off the coast of Maine; his crew proposed another. The story contains mysteries that…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, The
Publication date: 11/6/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English