The Tragic History of the Sea

The Tragic History of the Sea

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Disaster at sea is an ever-present peril, inspiring ancient legends, great works of fiction, and countless yarns of deadly typhoons, vessels consumed by fire, and desperate castaways alone on an empty ocean.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 35 pages
  • 157.5 x 231.1 x 30.5mm | 612.36g
  • Washington, United States
  • English
  • 0792259084
  • 9780792259084

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..".will rivet anyone else who's ever been drawn to the mystery, beauty and danger of the ocean." --American Profile ..".will rivet anyone else who s ever been drawn to the mystery, beauty and danger of the ocean." American Profile" ."..will rivet anyone else who's ever been drawn to the mystery, beauty and danger of the ocean." --"American Profile" .,."will rivet anyone else who's ever been drawn to the mystery, beauty and danger of the ocean." --"American Profile"
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About Garry Wills

Garry Wills is the author of 21 books, including the bestseller LINCOLN AT GETTYSBURG (winner of the 1992 Pulitzer Prize). A frequent contributor to many national publications, including the NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE and the NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS, he is also an adjunct professor of history at Northwestern University. He has been a regular visitor to Venice for 20 years.
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16 ratings
3.56 out of 5 stars
5 12% (2)
4 38% (6)
3 44% (7)
2 6% (1)
1 0% (0)
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