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American sea writing

a literary anthology

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Published by Library of America in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Ocean -- Literary collections.,
  • Ocean travel -- Literary collections.,
  • Seafaring life -- Literary collections.,
  • American literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 667-671).

    StatementPeter Neill, editor ; foreword by Nathaniel Philbrick.
    GenreLiterary collections.
    ContributionsNeill, Peter, 1941-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS509.S34 A44 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 671 p. ;
    Number of Pages671
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6785467M
    ISBN 101883011833
    LC Control Number00039106

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