Two Years Before the Mast and Twenty-Four Years After: V23 Harvard Classics
Publish date: September 10th 2010
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
Pages no: 430
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...