Magnificent Voyage: An American Adventurer on Captain James Cook's Final Expedition

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When Captain James Cook set off on his third and final voyage in 1776, a crew of intrepid and perhaps naive men sailed with him, including a twenty-five-year-old American named John Ledyard. This riveting account based on Ledyard's journal brings dramatic events of that historic voyage to life, including the discovery of the Hawaiian Islands by Europeans, and the desperate attempts to find the Northwest Passage along the treacherous Alaskan coast. Maps, time line, biographies of the expedition's crew members, source notes, ...

Magnificent Voyage: An American Adventurer on Captain James Cook's Final Expedition 2002, Holiday House, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780823415755

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