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The Captain's Wife


This epic historical novel follows the true story of Mary Patten, who, in 1856, found herself in one of the most dangerous straits of sea in the Western Hemisphere, Cape Horn, with a ship full of mutinous sailors to command, and a deathly sick husband, their captain, to care for. Winner of the 2002 Oklahoma Book Award for Fiction.

The Captain's Wife 2002, Plume Books

ISBN-13: 9780452283558

Trade paperback

The Captain's Wife 2001, Dutton Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780525946199