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Three years behind the mast

Mary C. Lyne

Three years behind the mast

the story of the United States Coast guard SPARS

by Mary C. Lyne

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Published in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Coast guard reserve. Women"s reserve.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Map on end-papers.

    Statementby Mary C. Lyne and Kay Arthur.
    ContributionsArthur, Kay, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD769.598 .L9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination126 p.
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6505679M
    LC Control Number46026857
    OCLC/WorldCa3637904

    Two Years before the Mast is Richard Henry Dana, Jr.'s memoir of a Harvard undergraduate becoming a sailor while collecting hides up and down the California coast and returning home in the treacherous dead of winter, richer for the experience. to sea before law school to improve his health. T wo Years Before the Mast () - Based on Dana’s experiences as a sailor, this classic narrative of the sea tells of the brutality of his ship’s captain. This work influenced public opinion and even-tually led to legal action against the captain.

    An article by Tom Hallman Jr.: The Boy Behind the Mask, Part 1. Part of the website for Storycraft: The Complete Guide to Writing Narrative Nonfiction by Jack Hart. Full text of example stories and about the book. This expedition inspired Two Years before the Mast, a first-hand account of “the life of a common sailor” and a work that combines history, philosophy, and personal experience. Published in , the book convincingly re-creates life at sea—the beauty and adventure but also the cold, danger, and backbreaking labor.

    Two Years Before the Mast is a adventure film based on Richard Henry Dana Jr.'s travel book of the same stars Alan Ladd, Brian Donlevy, William Bendix, and Barry Fitzgerald. About Two Years Before the Mast. Tracing an awe-inspiring oceanic route from Boston, around Cape Horn, to the California coast, Two Years Before the Mast is both a riveting story of adventure and the most eloquent, insightful account we have of life at sea in the early nineteenth century.


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Two Years Before the Mast is a book by the American author Richard Henry Dana, Jr. written after a two-year sea voyage starting in While at Harvard College, Dana had an attack of the measles, which affected his vision.

Thinking it might help his sight, Dana, rather than going on a Grand Tour as most of his fellow classmates traditionally did (and unable to afford it a4/5().

This book is a gem, as close to Hemingway as any teller of tales can get - a masterpiece of narrative with peeks of his insight into the nature of the In Ten Years Behind the Mast, Fritz takes his reader inside his mind, inside his heart, and once or twice inside his trousers.4/5(6).

Mystery of the mast years is how in some years groups of oak and beech trees produce huge numbers of seeds and in others almost none. This fluctuation affects the populations of a large. Mast is the fruit of forest trees and shrubs, such as acorns and other nuts. The term derives from the Old English mæst, meaning the nuts of forest trees that have accumulated on the ground, especially those used historically for fattening domestic pigs, and as food resources for wildlife.

In the aseasonal tropics of Southeast Asia, entire forests, including hundreds of species of trees and. Two Years Before the Mast was reissued inthree decades after its original publication. In this edition Dana deleted some of the material he had included in the original version and wrote an appendix which he titled “Twenty-Four Years After.”.

Two Years Before the Mast is a true record of the author Richard Henry Dana, Jr.'s experiences when he worked as an ordinary seaman on a sailing vessel named the Pilgrim and aboard a different. I bought it three months ago on my second visit.

Ten Years Behind the Mast was published seven years ago. Fritz Damler completed his circumnavigation fifteen years before that. Maybe taking fifteen years to finish a book about a ten year journey is a little higher than average but it makes me feel less guilty about coming to it seven years later.

👍 Thanks for Watching. Don`t forget to like and share the video. Subscribe now. Two Years Before the Mast is a memoir by the American author Richard Henry Dana, Jr., published inhaving been written after a two-year sea voyage starting in In the book, which takes place between andDana gives a vivid account of "the life of a common sailor at sea as it really is".

Two Years Before The Mast is a wonderful, elegantly written adventure classic that is still enjoyable more than one hundred years after its original publication. This is Richard Henry Dana Jr.'s account of his life as a common seaman aboard the brig the Pilgrim which set out from Boston on Aug destined for California by way of the treacherous Cape Horn.4/5(2).

Two Years Before the Mast Note: See also PG# with Introduction by Homer Eaton Keyes Note: There is an improved edition of this title, eBook # Language: English: LoC Class: G: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Subject: Seafaring life Subject: Dana, Richard Henry, Subject: Voyages and travels Subject: Sailors Category: Text.

Two Years Before the Mast (/) is a slow-paced and absorbing book. In it Richard Henry Dana, Jr. recounts with the aid of his diary entries how he went to sea in on an American merchant ship called The Pilgrim, sailing south from Boston, going around Cape Horn, and then north to work in the cow-hide trade off the coast of California.

Two Years Before the Mast is a book by the American author Richard Henry Dana, Jr., written after a two-year sea voyage starting in and published in A film adaptation under the same name was released in While at Harvard College Dana had an attack of the measles which affected his sight.

Two years before the mast () is based on the diary Dana kept while at sea. First published init is one of America's most famous accounts of life at sea.

It contains a rare and detailed account of life on the California coast a decade before the Gold Rush revolutionized the region's culture and society. Two Years Before the Mast is an memoir by the author Richard Henry Dana. A Harvard graduate, he spent the years to as a sailor on a merchant ship on a voyage from Boston to California.

The journey took them past Cape Horn on the Tierra del .An abridged version of Sir Walter Scott's classic historical novel is offered, along with brief passages from Dana's "Two Years Before the Mast" and London's "The Call of the Wild". Likely produced as a educator's aid in teaching these three works, they all include further information and .Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry • The book has been proof-read and corrected for spelling and grammatical errors• A table of contents with working links to chapters is included• Quality formatting The popularity of this book has been so great and continued that it is.