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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
Glynis Ridley.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307463524.  Daedalus Item Code: 23501
An herbologist in 18th-century France and the lover of botanist Philibert Commerson, Jeanne Baret disguised herself as a man to accompany him on the first French circumnavigation of the world. Glynis ... (Read More)
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Dogfish Memory: A Memoir
Joseph A. Dane.
Publisher: Countryman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780881571547.  Daedalus Item Code: 31401
The dogfish of Maine are gone, fished to the brink of extinction. And what of that fabled "Old Maine"—is it too gone for good? Joseph Dane is a Maine native who, despite being a professor of English ... (Read More)
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Ghost Sea
Ferenc Máté.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780920256497.  Daedalus Item Code: 41508
In 1921 Vancouver, an artifact hunter named Hay has stolen a number of sacred masks, and when a Kwakiutl warrior raids the yacht to reclaim them, he also takes Hay's wife Kate as hostage. Hay turns ... (Read More)
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The Mauritius Command: An Aubrey & Maturin Adventure
Patrick O'Brian.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007255863.  Daedalus Item Code: 32527
In this fourth book in the series, Captain Jack Aubrey is ashore on half pay without a command—until Stephen Maturin arrives with secret orders for Aubrey to take a frigate to the Cape of Good Hope ... (Read More)
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Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941–1942
Ian W. Toll.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068139.  Daedalus Item Code: 23887
On the first Sunday in December 1941, an armada of Japanese warplanes appeared suddenly over Pearl Harbor and devastated the U.S. Pacific Fleet. Only six months later, in a sea fight north of the ... (Read More)
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Raising the Hunley: The Remarkable History and Recovery of the Lost Confederate Submarine
Brian Hicks & Schuyler Kropf.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345447722.  Daedalus Item Code: 53617
The history of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley is one of the more astonishing chapters of the Civil War. On February 17, 1864, after a legendary encounter near Charleston with the ... (Read More)
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Shipwreck!: Winslow Homer and The Life Line
Kathleen A. Foster.
Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300185478.  Daedalus Item Code: 42143
How does an artist create an image that demands our attention, and lingers with us long after we've seen it? The Life Line, a thrilling scene of rescue on stormy seas, established Winslow ... (Read More)
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The Story of the Unsinkable Titanic
Michael Wilkinson & Robert Hamilton.
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781909242746.  Daedalus Item Code: 52853
While the 1912 sinking of the Titanic has been documented many times in books and films, this intriguing book tells the ship's story through the newspaper articles of the era—often containing ... (Read More)
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Titanic: The Last Night of a Small Town
John Welshman.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199595570.  Daedalus Item Code: 50956
In his classic account A Night to Remember, Walter Lord described the sinking of the Titanic as "the last night of a small town." Here the author of Churchill's Children ... (Read More)
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Twelve Desperate Miles: The Epic World War II Voyage of the SS Contessa
Tim Brady.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307590374.  Daedalus Item Code: 41067
Before General Patton could invade Morocco in Operation Torch, which would then enable the Allied invasion of Nazi Europe through Italy, he needed 500 tons of airplane fuel and 900 tons of bombs ... (Read More)
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Yeoman in Farragut's Fleet: The Civil War Diary of Josiah Parker Higgins
E.C. Hermann, ed.
Publisher: Guy Victor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780966706307.  Daedalus Item Code: 51575
Discovered in a box of old photo albums and yellowing gift-wrapping, this journal from a yeoman aboard the Union gunboat Kennebec is a remarkable record of service in Admiral Farragut's West ... (Read More)
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