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The Resource Skeletons on the Zahara : a true story of survival, Dean King

Skeletons on the Zahara : a true story of survival, Dean King

Label
Skeletons on the Zahara : a true story of survival
Title
Skeletons on the Zahara
Title remainder
a true story of survival
Statement of responsibility
Dean King
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the hardships encountered by twelve American sailors who, in 1815, were shipwrecked on the coast of North Africa, captured, sold into slavery, and sent on a difficult odyssey through the perilous heart of the Sahara
Summary
Chronicles the hardships encountered by twelve American sailors who, in 1815, were shipwrecked on the coast of North Africa, captured, sold into slavery, and sent on a difficult odyssey through the perilous heart of the Sahara
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
173489
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, Dean
Dewey number
916.4804/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Interest level
UG
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
8.6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Commerce (Brig)
  • Commerce (Brig)
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
  • Travel
  • Africa, North
  • Sahara
  • Africa, North
  • Sahara
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a true story of survival
Label
Skeletons on the Zahara : a true story of survival, Dean King
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Two maps on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-340) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Shipwreck on Cape Bojador
  • A hostile welcome
  • Misery in an open boat
  • Part two.
  • Ships of the sand.
  • Purgatory
  • Captured
  • Thirst
  • The sons of the father of lions
  • Sidi Hamet's feast
  • The officers and crew of the Connecticut merchant Brig Commerce, 1815
  • Part three.
  • Journeys and sandstorms.
  • Is it sweet?
  • Honor among thieves
  • Skeletons
  • Wednoon and the atlas
  • Valley of the locusts
  • Part four.
  • A slow rush to Swearah.
  • Sheik Ali
  • Places
  • The captain has long been dead
  • From the mouth of a Moor
  • The road to Swearah
  • Epilogue.
  • Homecomings
  • Appendix.
  • The publishing of Riley's narrative
  • Glossary of Arabic terms
  • Prologue.
  • 1812
  • Part one.
  • Acts of God.
  • A good Yankee crew
  • Omens
Control code
1826302
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 353 pages
Isbn
9780316159357
Lccn
2003059380
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780316159357
  • (OCoLC)52775213
Label
Skeletons on the Zahara : a true story of survival, Dean King
Publication
Copyright
Note
Two maps on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-340) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Shipwreck on Cape Bojador
  • A hostile welcome
  • Misery in an open boat
  • Part two.
  • Ships of the sand.
  • Purgatory
  • Captured
  • Thirst
  • The sons of the father of lions
  • Sidi Hamet's feast
  • The officers and crew of the Connecticut merchant Brig Commerce, 1815
  • Part three.
  • Journeys and sandstorms.
  • Is it sweet?
  • Honor among thieves
  • Skeletons
  • Wednoon and the atlas
  • Valley of the locusts
  • Part four.
  • A slow rush to Swearah.
  • Sheik Ali
  • Places
  • The captain has long been dead
  • From the mouth of a Moor
  • The road to Swearah
  • Epilogue.
  • Homecomings
  • Appendix.
  • The publishing of Riley's narrative
  • Glossary of Arabic terms
  • Prologue.
  • 1812
  • Part one.
  • Acts of God.
  • A good Yankee crew
  • Omens
Control code
1826302
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 353 pages
Isbn
9780316159357
Lccn
2003059380
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780316159357
  • (OCoLC)52775213

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