The Tragic History of the Sea: Shipwrecks from the Bible to Titanic

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Is there any tale more thrilling than a shipwreck? Disaster at sea is an ever-present peril, inspiring ancient legends, great works of fiction, and countless yarns of deadly typhoons, vessels consumed by fire, and desperate castaways alone on an empty ocean. Before Homer composed the Odyssey, sailors were already telling their terrifying stories, and Anthony Brandt has culled only the very best for this essential and engrossing chronicle of shipwrecks through the ages. Brandt's selections range from the apostle Paul to ...

The Tragic History of the Sea: Shipwrecks from the Bible to Titanic 2007, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781426200946

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The Tragic History of the Sea: Shipwrecks from the Bible to Titanic 2006, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780792259084

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