The Resource All sail set: : a romance of the "Flying Cloud", (ebook)

All sail set: : a romance of the "Flying Cloud", (ebook)

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All sail set: : a romance of the "Flying Cloud"
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All sail set:
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a romance of the "Flying Cloud"
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eng
Summary
Who can love the spread of canvas and the bend of the oak and not thrill to the names of the great clippers built by Donald McKay? Great Republic, Sovereign of the Seas, Lightening, Star of the Empire, and Westward Ho - these names ring from an era when the windships were the queens of the ocean and sail was king. But the most famous, the one that most securely captured the hearts and imaginations of the entire nation, was McKay's masterpiece, the Flying Cloud. Here is the story of Enoch Thacher, a boy whose father lost his fortune at sea, who McKay takes on during the lofting, building, and rigging of the Cloud, and who finally ships out on her for her maiden, record-breaking trip around the Horn. Accompanied by Sperry's wonderfully vigorous drawings, this realistic and riveting narrative will keep even landlubbers pegged to their seats
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1897-1976
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Sperry, Armstrong
Dewey number
S751
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Flying Cloud (Clipper-ship)
  • Clipper ships
  • Voyages and travels
  • Horn, Cape (Chile)
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juvenile
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All sail set: : a romance of the "Flying Cloud", (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781567925739
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11622228
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remote
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11622228
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MWT11622228
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
All sail set: : a romance of the "Flying Cloud", (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781567925739
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11622228
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11622228
System control number
MWT11622228
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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