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The Wonderful Voyage
Ruth Langland Holberg
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The Wonderful Voyage

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A 9-year old girl and a 12-year old boy are taken by their father on a three year trip on a whaler, and the excitement, adventures and activities on a "spouter" in the 1880s makes top reading. Cry baby Randy emerges as a regular girl; her brother too develops under the masculine influences of ship life; there's a wonderful sense of people and places, of blue-legged birds a ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published 1945 by Doubleday, Doran, and Company
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Katie Boggs
One of my childhood was a book that was kept at the cottage and read multiple times every summer. The tale of nineteenth century whaling is far from politically correct in the current era, but gives a strong sense of time and place. How I wanted to be Randy Briggs when I was young!
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