Greatest Sailing Stories Ever Told : Twenty-Seven Unforgettable Stories
by Christopher Caswell
Editor: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
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For thousands of years, man sailed into battle, embarked on the rumor of wealth, and embarked on pure adventureAnd for almost as long, stories about the sea have amused, intrigued, and inspired readers.The Greatest Sailing Stories Ever Said brings together some of the most convincing writing of the millenniumHere, Peter Goss’s heartbreaking tale of incredible courage in the world’s most deserted ocean; Ernest Shackleton, first sober and impressive account of one of the most daring small travel boats already taken, where failure meant a certain death for his long suffering crewBut the sail is much more of a dashed escape roaring from the seasYou will also find William FBuckley Jr idyllic cruise; James Thurber on the mysteries and often impenetrable language of sailors; the legendary Joshua Slocum on sailing alone around the worldThe Greatest Sailing Stories Ever Told is a treasure: tears, adrenaline, laughter, and lots of adventure.With contributions from: – James Thurber -William FBuckley Jr – Ann Davison – Sterling Hayden – Ernest Shackleton – Tristan Jones – Samuel Eliot Morrison – Joshua Slocum – EBWhite – CSForester – Cleveland Amory – Weston, Martyr and Peter Goss – David Kasanof
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