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Island of the Lost: An Extraordinary Story of Survival at the Edge of the World Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781616209704
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Published: Algonquin Books - August 6th, 2019

 
“Riveting.” —The New York Times Book Review
 
Hundreds of miles from civilization, two ships wreck on opposite ends of the same deserted island in this true story of human nature at its best—and at its worst.

It is 1864, and Captain Thomas Musgrave’s schooner, the


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Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of El Faro Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062699879
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Published: Ecco - May 14th, 2019

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

AN NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

ONE OF JANET MASLIN’S MUST-READ BOOKS OF THE SUMMER

A NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR'S CHOICE

ONE OF OUTSIDE MAGAZINE’S BEST BOOKS OF THE SUMMER


Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781476745985
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 2nd, 2019

“A fascinating, fast-paced history…full of remarkable characters and incredible stories” about the nineteenth-century American dynasties who battled for dominance of the tea and opium trades (Nathaniel Philbrick, National Book Award–winning author of In the Heart of the Sea).

There was a time, back when the United States was young and the robber barons


Endeavour: The Ship That Changed the World Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374148416
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - May 14th, 2019

"An immense treasure trove of fact-filled and highly readable fun.” --Simon Winchester, The New York Times Book Review

A Sunday Times (U.K.) Best Book of 2018 and W
inner of the Mary Soames Award for History

An unprecedented history of the storied ship that Darwin said helped add a hemisphere to the civilized world


The Mayflower: The Families, the Voyage, and the Founding of America Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250108579
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - November 5th, 2019

From acclaimed historian and biographer Rebecca Fraser comes a vivid narrative history of the Mayflower and of the Winslow family, who traveled to America in search of a new world.


Trade War: Containers Don't Lie, Navigating the Bluster Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780997887143
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Published: Marine Money, Inc. - November 13th, 2019

The multifront trade war, which started with solar panels and washing machines, quickly expanded to additional battles. Retaliatory tariffs were imposed, and the flow of global trade the world once knew was changed.


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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780465062881
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Published: Basic Books - April 28th, 2015

Discover one of the greatest adventure stories of the modern age: the harrowing tale of British explorer Ernest Shackleton's 1914 attempt to reach the South Pole.


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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780307408877
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Published: Broadway Books - March 22nd, 2016

#1 New York Times Bestseller

From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania


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In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307946911
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Published: Anchor - May 26th, 2015

A Best Book of the Year
USA Today * Time Magazine * Washington Post * Miami Herald * Richmond Times Dispatch * Christian Science Monitor * Daily Beast * Minneapolis Star Tribune

On July 8, 1879, Captain George Washington De Long and his team of thirty-two men set sail from San Francisco on the USS Jeanette.


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The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781416567226
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Published: Scribner - April 13th, 2010

The story behind the major motion picture from Disney—starring Chris Pine, Eric Bana, and Casey Affleck—written by a recognized master of the genre—“a blockbuster account of tragedy at sea” (The Providence Journal).

It’s the winter of 1952 and a ferocious Nor’easter is pounding New England with howling winds and seventy-foot seas.


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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage Cover Image
By Alfred Lansing, James C. Dobson (Foreword by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780842308243
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Published: Tyndale House Publishers - May 1st, 1999

In 1914, an expedition headed by Sir Ernest Shackleton set out to be the first to cross the continent of Antarctica. Shipwrecked and marooned for months on end, their ill-fated voyage became a triumphant story of indomitable courage and faith in the face of astounding obstacles.


The Ice Master: The Doomed 1913 Voyage of the Karluk Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780786884469
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Published: Hachette Books - October 10th, 2001

The Karluk set out in 1913 in search of an undiscovered continent, with the largest scientific staff ever sent into the Arctic. Soon after, winter had begun, they were blown off course by polar storms, the ship became imprisoned in ice, and the expedition was abandoned by its leader.


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