Sufferings in Africa

Sufferings in Africa : The Astonishing Account of a New England Sea Captain Enslaved by North African Arabs

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In 1815, a young American merchant marine captain, James Riley, was shipwrecked near Morocco. He and part of his crew made it ashore and were captured by nomadic Arabs and enslaved. For over a year they endured hardship until ransomed by an Englishman and returned to the US. Riley's story sold one
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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 137.2 x 205.7 x 17.8mm | 408.24g
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • 1585740802
  • 9781585740802

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