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Collection: Good Reading
Call Number: ME 920 Jackson
Author: Hill, Frederic B., and Hill, Alexander Jackson
Title: A flick of sunshine
Remainder of title: the remarkable shipwrecked, marooned, maritime adventures, and tragic fate of an American original /
Summary, etc. note: "The true and remarkable life of Richard Willis (Will) Jackson, an intrepid seaman from one of the leading shipbuilding families in nineteenth-century Maine, whose exploits and adventures in the oceans of the world include surviving a harrowing shipwreck in the Marshall Islands, being washed overboard rounding Cape Horn, and running down Alaskan glaciers. His faithful letters to his family in Maine and his diary offer a compelling portrait of an extraordinary young man of character and independent spirit, intellect and curiosity, no small ambition, and that most admirable of traits, an abiding sense of humor"--

International Standard Book Number: 9781493060825
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Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9781493060818
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Geographic area code: n-us---
Geographic area code: poxe---
Classification number: G530.R24
Edition number: 23/eng/20211119
Classification number: 910.4/5092
Classification number: B
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Frederic B. Hill and Alexander Jackson Hill.
Place of publication: Lanham, MD
Name of publisher: Globe Pequot Press
Date of publication: 2022
: Guilford, Connecticut :
: Lyons Press,
: [2022]
Extent: 159 pages
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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted contents note: Ujae -- City of ships -- "I wondered where the captain was?" -- "The large vessel" - Rainier -- Knocked in the head -- A splendid run -- An oasis of the southern Pacific -- "Breakers ahead" -- Among "savages" - fear and reassurance -- Building a schooner -- Jaluit - and back -- Ujae - and back to Jaluit -- "Can't kill Will!" -- Flat on my back -- The bloodiest ship afloat -- Salmon, glaciers, and grand sights -- "I could almost imagine I was out there" -- Prize master -- "The ways and means of the world" -- George Spencer Hinsdale -- "A good sensible girl" -- California and Drumm Streets -- Homecoming -- Epilogue: Will Jackson Day.
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Source of acquisition: B&T 10/14/22
Purchase price: 31.95
: Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher.
Personal name: Jackson, Will
Dates associated with a name: 1861-1889.
Fuller form of name: (Richard Willis),
Corporate name or jurisdiction name as entry element: Rainier (Ship : 1883-1884)
Subject: Shipwrecks
Subject: Sailors
Subject: Shipwreck victims
Subject: Jackson, Richard Willis,
Form subdivision: Biography.
Form subdivision: Biography.
Geographic subdivision: Marshall Islands
Geographic subdivision: Ujae Atoll.
Geographic subdivision: United States
Geographic subdivision: United States
Geographic name: Bath (Me.)
Form subdivision: Biography.
Personal name: Hill, Alexander Jackson,
Dates associated with a name: 1977-
Relator term: author.
Main entry heading: Hill, Frederic B.
Place, publisher, and date of publication: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, [2022]
Display text: Print version:
Title: Flick of sunshine
Record control number: (DLC) 2021048375
International Standard Book Number: 9781493060818
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: 2021-11-20

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