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Nubian Slocum Studio By Art Hall
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Sailing Alone Around the World By Joshua Slocum
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Sailing Alone Around the World (1900) is a sailing memoir by Joshua Slocum about his single-handed global circumnavigation aboard the sloop Spray. Slocum was the first person to sail around the world... More > alone. The book was an immediate success and highly influential in inspiring later travelers. There was considerable international interest in Slocum's journey, particularly once he had entered the Pacific; he was awaited at most of his ports of call, and gave lectures and lantern-slide shows to well-filled halls. The trip itinerary went as follows: Fairhaven, Boston, Gloucester, Nova Scotia, Azores, Gibraltar, (Morocco), Canary Islands, Cape Verde Islands, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Maldonado, Montevideo, Strait of Magellan, Cockburn Channel, Port Angosto, Juan Fernandez, Marquesas, Samoa, Fiji, Sydney, Melbourne, Tasmania, Cooktown, Christmas Island, Keeling Cocos, Rodrigues, Mauritius, Durban, Cape Town, (Transvaal), St Helena, Ascension Island, Devil's Island, Trinidad, Grenada, Newport, Fairhaven.< Less
Sailing Alone Around the World By Joshua Slocum
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Joshua Slocum (February 20, 1844 – on or shortly after November 14, 1909) was the first man to sail single-handedly around the world. He was a Canadian born, naturalised American seaman and... More > adventurer. In this Book , Sailing Alone Around the World he recounts his amazing adventure. Kean Guides (Travel) have developed to take advantage of new reading media and to appeal to the modern reader. Specially formatted to improve the reading experience. We aim to offer a library of Travel books that have been selected to illustrate the best of the writer without the need to plough through tomes and tomes of writing to find the pieces you really want to read. We are committed to provide the greatest writers to readers at a reasonable price< Less
Exorcising My Daemons By Michael Slocum
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A poetic exploration into one man's soul.
Coal Dust: A Collection of Poems from a Young Mountaineer By Sarah Slocum
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Poems inspired by places and people: MIT, medical school, and the state I call home - West Virginia.
The Keening Fire By Roger Slocum
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Sometime after the year 1260, when battles raged through Middle Age Europe and sovereigns continued to fight over territorial claims, a Viking boy discovers why his family fled their homelands and... More > hid him away in these war torn lands and gave him an Anglo Saxon name, Matthew. His father was killed in these new lands. Now on the eve of Matt’s ritual hunt to take his spirit guide and become a warrior his life gets even more complicated when Old-Da reveals their family secret. Matthew and his grandfather are the last of Odin’s earthly descendants. And with Matt’s coming of age, ‘The Keening’ within him will grow. The boy’s only inheritance is a small amulet – ‘The Eye of Odin’ – with this amulet the rightful heir finds an even greater power he must learn to control while venturing through the twists and turns life offers a young warrior.< Less
Sailing Alone Around the World By Captain Joshua Slocum
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Joshua Slocum was the first man to sail around the world alone in a small boat. He personally rebuilt an 11.2 metre sloop-rigged fishing boat that he named the Spray. On April 24, 1895, he set sail... More > from Boston, Massachusetts. More than three years later, he returned to Newport, Rhode Island, on June 27, 1898 having circumnavigated the world, a distance of 46,000 miles (74,000 km). In 1899 he described the voyage in Sailing Alone Around the World now considered a classic of travel literature. It is a wonderful adventure story from the Age of Sail and a book of which Arthur Ransome declared, “boys who do not like this book ought to be drowned at once.”< Less
SCHMIDT & PFLAGER FAMILY HISTORY By Schmidt & Pflager Family History
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This book covers, in part, the last 513 years of the various families and its members that resulted in the joining of the Schmidt and Pflager families when Darthea Pflager married Donald Albert... More > Schmidt in 1940. We will learn about the emigration of: 1. Jorg Phillip Klingman (Clingman) and Hans George Frederick Pflager and their families' emigration from Germany to Pennsylvania and later about the lives of Henry Wilt Pflager and sons Harry Miller Pflager and Charles W. Pflager, both of whom worked at the Pullman Company; 2. Giles Slocum emigration from England to Rhode Island; 3. Walter Dean, John Titus, and the John Bourne families' emigration from England to Massachusetts; 4. Gayen Miller, a Quaker, emigration from Ireland to Pennsylvania. 5. Christian Schmidt emigration from Germany to Iowa, just before the Civil War. Also reviewed is Samuel Clingman's journey from York, PA to Chicago, IL.< Less
S CHMIDT & PFLAGER (HARDBACK BOOK) By Schmidt & Pflager Family History
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This HARDBACK book covers, in part, the last 513 years of the various families and its members that resulted in the joining of the Schmidt and Pflager families when Darthea Pflager married Donald... More > Albert Schmidt in 1940. We will learn about the emigration of: 1. Jorg Phillip Klingman (Clingman) and Hans George Frederick Pflager and their families' emigration from Germany to Pennsylvania and later about the lives of Henry Wilt Pflager and sons Harry Miller Pflager and Charles W. Pflager, both of whom worked at the Pullman Company; 2. Giles Slocum emigration from England to Rhode Island; 3. Walter Dean, John Titus, and the John Bourne families' emigration from England to Massachusetts; 4. Gayen Miller, a Quaker, emigration from Ireland to Pennsylvania. 5. Christian Schmidt emigration from Germany to Iowa, just before the Civil War. Also reviewed is Samuel Clingman's journey from York, PA to Chicago, IL.< Less
Disasters 1904 By Martin Nicholson
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Disasters 1904 is the second of a series describing disasters using contemporary newspaper archives. This volume covers the sinking of the Norge, the sinking of the General Slocum and the great... More > Baltimore fire.< Less