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The Cradle of the Deep

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The best-selling "autobiography" (later debunked) of a young girl's travels around the world on her father's trading vessel.
Hardcover, First Edition, 261 pages
Published 1929 by Simon and Schuster
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One of my grandmother's favorite books. I have her 1929 copy when it was a bestseller. I loved reading about the true-life adventures of a young girl raised at sea aboard her father's ship.
Later proved to be a total fiction, Joan Lowell documented her 'real life' adventures aboard her father's tallship at the turn of the century. It's a beautiful, poignant coming-of-age story that has remained one of my favorites since I was a young child.
WOW! My grandma gave me this book for my birthday when I was six. That, my Friend, was the start of loving books for me.
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