Books tagged: sea captains

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MAYDAY: 99 Disasters and Tragedies on the High Seas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,390. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
MAYDAY presents 99 descriptions of disasters at sea that have occurred worldwide from the 18th Century to the present. Included in the work are tales of heroism, survival, and other noteworthy events.
Murder Aboard the Santianna
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(Short Story) When the first mate of the 19th- century schooner SANTIANNA finds his captain and business partner brutally murdered, he decides that he must bring the ship into port as soon as possible. However, he quickly discovers that he must do so before the captain's killer is able carry out his plan to murder everyone aboard and sink SANTIANNA. Jamie's website is http://www.jamiemcnabb.com
Memorie di un Marinaio
Price: Free! Words: 48,110. Language: Italian. Published: December 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Le storie parallele del pirata Calico Jack Rackam vissuto nel 17° secolo e quella contemporanea del marinaio John mostrano la continuità di chi va per mare, sospinto dal desiderio di libertà e dall'amore per la natura, a prescindere da circostanze contingenti quali possono essere il tempo, la tecnologia e persino la legalità e la pietà.
Taking the Sea: Perilous Waters, Sunken Ships, and the True Story of the Legendary Wrecker Captains
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This book showcases the heart-beating salvages and “wondrous death-defying finales” (Kirkus Reviews) by the important wreckers. Readers will see how innovation marched to change the maritime world, and as the most acclaimed wrecker, Captain T.P.H. Whitelaw, observed: “A terrible, always hungry monster, with long white teeth is the sea. A smiling witch one day—a monster the next.”