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Ned Myers

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally importan ...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published October 11th 2007 by BiblioLife (first published 1843)
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Aug 30, 2013 Chip rated it liked it
A very interesting read! It reminded me quite a bit of Richard Henry Dana's Two Years Before the Mast, but where Dana was a rich kid taking time off from Harvard to go slumming with sailors, Myers was the real thing, who ran away from his foster parents to join a ship, was taken prisoner during the war of 1812, etc.

Myers and Cooper had served together on the Sterling when Myers was a cabin boy of thirteen, and then crossed paths again nearly 40 years later. The book is an "as told to" autobiogr
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James Fenimore Cooper was a popular and prolific American writer. He is best known for his historical novel The Last of the Mohicans, one of the Leatherstocking Tales stories, and he also wrote political fiction, maritime fiction, travelogues, and essays on the American politics of the time. His daughter Susan Fenimore Cooper was also a writer.

* The Leatherstocking Tales
* The Littlepage Man
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