Books tagged: sea voyages

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On the High Seas, an Irish Odyssey, Second in a Series
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,580. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Christian » Historical
After being driven from their farms, their homes and their beloved Ireland by draconian laws imposed by the English Crown, religious persecution and failure of their potato crops, these fictitious Irish families face one challenge after another, during the voyage to America, demonstrating their resiliency mutual support and willingness to make a new start.
Overcoming Bears
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013 by Heather Mackay. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
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A story about the exhilaration of living in nature's remote places, the generosity and wisdom of some of North America's forgotten people, the horror of war and ultimately, how love and remorse can lead to insight. It maps a poignant tale of joy and pain, beginning in the 1880s in Denmark as the cold tightens its hold, and Eric Nielsen, a farm hand, signs on as a crew member on a herring boat.
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.”