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Two years before the mast: a personal narrative of life at sea

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Two Years Before the Mast is a book by the American author Richard Henry Dana, Jr., written after a two-year sea voyage starting in 1834 and published in 1840.While at Harvard College, Dana had an attack of the measles that affected his vision. Thinking it might help his sight, Dana, rather than going on a Grand Tour as most of his fellow classmates traditionally did (and unable to afford it anyway), and being something of a nonconformist, left Harvard to enlist as a common sailor on a voyage around Cape Horn on the brig Pilgrim. He returned to Massachusetts two years later aboard the Alert (which left California sooner than the Pilgrim). He kept a diary throughout the voyage, and, after returning, he wrote a book based on his experiences. Recognized as an American classic, Two Years Before the Mast was published the same year that Dana was admitted to the bar.
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Grouping Title two years before the mast a personal narrative of life at sea
Grouping Author dana richard henry
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auth_author2 Heyborne, Kirby., Welsh, Charles, 1850-1914.
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display_description Two Years Before the Mast is a book by the American author Richard Henry Dana, Jr., written after a two-year sea voyage starting in 1834 and published in 1840.While at Harvard College, Dana had an attack of the measles that affected his vision. Thinking it might help his sight, Dana, rather than going on a Grand Tour as most of his fellow classmates traditionally did (and unable to afford it anyway), and being something of a nonconformist, left Harvard to enlist as a common sailor on a voyage around Cape Horn on the brig Pilgrim. He returned to Massachusetts two years later aboard the Alert (which left California sooner than the Pilgrim). He kept a diary throughout the voyage, and, after returning, he wrote a book based on his experiences. Recognized as an American classic, Two Years Before the Mast was published the same year that Dana was admitted to the bar.
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subject_facet Alert (Brig : 1843-1862), Dana, Richard Henry, -- Jr., -- 1815-1882, Dana, Richard Henry, -- Jr., -- 1815-1882 -- Travel, Pilgrim (Brig), Seafaring life, Voyages and travels
title_display Two years before the mast : a personal narrative of life at sea
title_full Two years before the mast : a personal narrative of life at sea / with an introduction by Charles Welsh, Two years before the mast : a personal narrative of life at sea [electronic resource] / Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
title_short Two years before the mast :
title_sub a personal narrative of life at sea
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