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VK140.T93A3 1999
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TITLE: Before the wind : the memoir of an American sea captain, 1808-1833 / Charles Tyng ; edited by Susan Fels ; preface by William T. LaMoy ; afterword by Thomas Philbrick.
AUTHOR: Tyng, Charles, 1801-1879.
PUBLISHED: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 1999.
DESCRIPTION: xviii, 270 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
NOTES: Includes index.
NOTES: Library Journal
NOTES: Publisher's Weekly
NOTES: Booklist
NOTES: Presents the memoirs of Charles Tyng, a sea captain and merchant of Boston and Newburyport, Massachusetts, who began his life as a sailor in the early nineteenth century at the age of thirteen, and went on to battle men and nature, make and lose fortunes, and meet some of the legends of history.
NOTES: Interest level: Adult
SUBJECT: Tyng, Charles, 1801-1879.
SUBJECT: Ship captains--United States--Biography.
SUBJECT: Merchant mariners--United States--Biography.
SUBJECT: Ship captains--Biography.
SUBJECT: Merchant marine--United States--Biography.
ADDED ENTRY: Fels, Susan.

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