The Extraordinary Adventures of Howard Blackburn
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|Format:||Paperback / softback, 336 pages|
|Other Information: ||b&w photographs|
|Published In: ||United States, 20 November 2000|
Howard Blackburn was fishing from a dory when he was caught in a squall and set adrift on the Atlantic Ocean. The text captures the story of Blackburn's journey in 1883 from Gloucester Harbor to the Newfoundland coast. It shows his determination and spirit never waned, and how he continued to sail.
About the Author
Joseph Garland, a former newspaper reporter, has written extensively on social, maritime and medical history, including thirteen books about Gloucester and Boston's North Shore and some 350 columns in THE GLOUCESTER TIMES. A long time sailor, he and his wife Helen, live on the Eastern Point shore of Gloucester's outer harbour.
Sebastian Junger author of "The Perfect Storm" Brings alive the struggles of the Gloucester men at seas in the era of fishing under sail like no other book I've ever read....A wonderful, beautifully written book.
|Dimensions: ||22.1 x 13.72 x 2.03 centimetres (0.45 kg)|