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Skeletons on the Zahara: a true story of survival

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A crucial, forgotten chapter of American history--brilliantly retold for a new generation Everywhere hailed as a masterpiece of historical adventure, this enthralling narrative recounts the experiences of twelve American sailors who were shipwrecked off the coast of Africa in 1815, captured by desert nomads, sold into slavery, and subjected to a hellish two-month journey through the bone-dry heart of the Sahara. The ordeal of these men--who found themselves tested by barbarism, murder, starvation, death, dehydration, and hostile tribes that roamed the desert on camelback-- is made indelibly vivid in this gripping account of courage, brotherhood, and survival.
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9781478900214
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Full title skeletons on the zahara a true story of survival
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Last Update 2018-05-24 23:05:25PM
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A crucial, forgotten chapter of American history—brilliantly retold for a new generation

Everywhere hailed as a masterpiece of historical adventure, this enthralling narrative recounts the experiences of twelve American sailors who were shipwrecked off the coast of Africa in 1815, captured by desert nomads, sold into slavery, and subjected to a hellish two-month journey through the bone-dry heart of the Sahara. The ordeal of these men—who found themselves tested by barbarism, murder, starvation, death, dehydration, and hostile tribes that roamed the desert on camelback— is made indelibly vivid in this gripping account of courage, brotherhood, and survival.

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subject_facet Africa, North -- Description and travel, Commerce (Brig), Sahara -- Description and travel, Slavery -- Africa, North
title_display Skeletons on the Zahara : a true story of survival
title_full Skeletons on the Zahara : a true story of survival / Dean King, Skeletons on the Zahara A True Story of Survival
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title_sub a true story of survival
topic_facet Description and travel, History, Nonfiction, Slavery, Sociology, Travel