The Voyage of the Liberdade by Captain Joshua Slocum audiobook

The Voyage of the Liberdade

By Captain Joshua Slocum
Read by Andre Stojka

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The American Adventure Library Series

4.67 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9780989765565

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A tall ship is trapped on a sandbar in 1885, broadsided by heavy seas and doomed to destruction on a lonely Brazilian beach. Thus begins of an incredible sea adventure by a North American sea captain, his wife, and two sons. To return his family to safety, Captain Joshua Slocum builds a new boat out of the wreckage of the old. With his family he sails along the perilous South American coast, crosses the Caribbean Sea, and navigates up the waters of United States to Washington, DC.  The Voyage of the Liberdade is a first person telling of this exciting true adventure. This recording includes two additional true adventures written by Captain Slocum never before recorded: “Rescue of Some Gilbert Islanders” and “The Voyage of the ‘Destroyer’ from New York to Brazil,” his perilous piloting of a leaking, worn out battle ship, sold by the United States to the Brazilian Navy.

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A tall ship is trapped on a sandbar in 1885, broadsided by heavy seas and doomed to destruction on a lonely Brazilian beach. Thus begins of an incredible sea adventure by a North American sea captain, his wife, and two sons. To return his family to safety, Captain Joshua Slocum builds a new boat out of the wreckage of the old. With his family he sails along the perilous South American coast, crosses the Caribbean Sea, and navigates up the waters of United States to Washington, DC. 

The Voyage of the Liberdade is a first person telling of this exciting true adventure. This recording includes two additional true adventures written by Captain Slocum never before recorded: “Rescue of Some Gilbert Islanders” and “The Voyage of the ‘Destroyer’ from New York to Brazil,” his perilous piloting of a leaking, worn out battle ship, sold by the United States to the Brazilian Navy.

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Author Bio: Captain Joshua Slocum

Author Bio: Captain Joshua Slocum

Captain Joshua Slocum (1844–1909) was born in Nova Scotia and is one of North America’s best-known sailors. He went to sea at age sixteen and became an American citizen in 1869, recording his travels along the way. He was declared legally dead shortly after setting sail from Vineyard Haven toward the Amazon on November 14, 1909.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 4.67
Audience: Adult
Language: English