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text Morning of fire : John Kendrick's daring American odyssey in the Pacific

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Four years after the Revolutionary War, America's independence was still in doubt. The new nation needed money and a vital surge in trade. In 1787, a group of Boston merchants decided to send two ships on a desperate mission around Cape Horn and i... Read more
Contents
Prologue: Morning of fire -- pt. 1. The journey outward -- Out of a time of great peril -- Passage to the underworld -- Spain's frontier -- Refuge -- Halting the incursion -- pt. 2. Infinite wilderness -- Nootka -- Seizure -- The golden fleece -- ... Read more
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xii, 452 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Publisher
William Morrow 2010

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