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A call to the sea

Captain Charles Stewart of the USS Constitution

by Claude G. Berube

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Published by Potomac Books in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stewart, Charles, -- 1778-1869.,
  • United States. -- Navy -- Biography.,
  • Constitution (Frigate),
  • Ship captains -- United States -- Biography.,
  • United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Naval operations.,
  • United States -- History, Naval -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-287) and index.

    StatementClaude G. Berube and John A. Rodgaard.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsRodgaard, John A., 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE353.1.S8 B47 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 301 p. :
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22731465M
    ISBN 101574889966
    ISBN 109781574889963
    OCLC/WorldCa80907595

    First Paragraph. Call me Ishmael. Some years ago - never mind how long precisely - having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world. It is a way I have of driving off the spleen and regulating the circulation. Whenever I find myself. He considers that he and the marlin are brothers, joined by the fact that they both ventured far out beyond all people and dangers in the water. He detests the fish for its vigor and vitality. He believes that the fish is a test of his worth, sent to him by God. What does the weary warbler that lands on Santiago’s fishing line make the.

    Call of the Sea While twins Alex and Ben are at sea, they get into a fight, and Ben disappears suddenly from the boat without so much as a ripple in the water. Determined to find his brother, Alex begins the biggest adventure of his life, armed only with a mysterious musical talent and the help of . The book is called "Call It Courage" because courage is what the main character, Mafatu, has to develop. In the beginning, he is afraid of the ocean, which is a big problem for someone growing up.

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