You Wouldn't Want to Sail on a 19th-Century Whaling Ship!

You Wouldn't Want to Sail on a 19th-Century Whaling Ship! : Grisly Tasks You'd Rather Not Do

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Describes the inglorious life of a boy from Nantucket who in 1819 joins the crew of a whaling ship, including freezing trips to the Arctic, carving scrimshaw, boiling whales for oil, and sinking ships.show more

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  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 204 x 234 x 4mm | 140.62g
  • Franklin Watts
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0531163997
  • 9780531163993
  • 1,365,436

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