U.S. Exploring Expedition linguist Wiki Coffin sails with the famous convoy of ships toward Brazil, with no idea of the amazing events the fates and the winds have set in store for him. As the great flagship "Vincennes, " under the dubious command of eccentric captain Charles Wilkes, leads the convoy toward a dramatic entrance in the port of Rio, careless maneuvering causes one of the vessels to run afoul of a Boston trading ship--a shocking embarrassment that none of the sailors aboard is likely to live down during their ...

Run Afoul 2007, Minotaur Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312365622

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Run Afoul 2006, Minotaur Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312353360