Two Years Before the Mast, and Twenty-four Years After: A Personal Narrative
Publisher: Sampson Low, Son & Marston
Edition language: English
In 1834, the Harvard student Richard Henry Dana decided that he needed to improve his health by fresh air and exercise, and therefore shipped as a common sailor aboard a brig bound for California. Thus was the origin of one of the most readable and informative sea memoirs ever written. A good part o...