Skeletons On The Zahara

Author: Dean King
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0099435926
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A crucial, forgotten chapter of American history--immortalized in a survivor's firsthand account that became one of the bestselling books in 19th-century America and influenced Abraham Lincoln's thoughts on slavery--is brilliantly retold ...


Author: Dean King
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316072176
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Fewer than 10,000 of them would survive, but remarkably all of the women would live to tell the tale. Unbound is an amazing story of love, friendship, and survival written by a new master of adventure narrative.

Sufferings In Africa

Author: James Riley
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1602390428
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Listed by Abraham Lincoln, alongside the Bible and Pilgrim’s Progress, as one of the books that most influenced his life, few true tales of adventure and survival are as astonishing as this one.

Guys Read True Stories

Author: Jon Scieszka
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062316524
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Bibliography. King, Dean. Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Survival. New
York: Little, Brownand Company, 2004. Ratcliff, Donald J. “Captain James Riley
and Antislavery Sentiment in Ohio, 1819–1824.” Ohio History81(1972): 76–94.
Riley, James. An Authentic Narrativeof the Loss of the American Brig Commerce.
Hartford, CT: Published by the Author, 1817. Robbins, Archibald.A Journal,
Comprising an Account of theLoss of the Brig Commerce. Hartford, CT: Silas
Andrus, ...


Author: Charles Slack
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062038117
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The Genius and Madness of America's First Female Tycoon Charles Slack. "
Written with grace and authority, Hetty—Charles Slack's follow- up to the splendid
Noble Obsession—further establishes Slack not just as a worthy chronicler of the
roots of American business but also of the American story itself—and of the
fascinating, un quenchable men and women who people it." —Dean King, author
of Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Survival "In his new book, Charles
Slack gives ...

Cooperative Living

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Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Survival by Dean King Bade Bay Books,
2004; 35J pages "We were drowning In debt.. .until The Mortgage Outlet threw us
a lifeline!" Reviewed by Colby Rogers n a summer I of action-movie blockbusters,
it's good to know book lovers can still get their adventure fix from the page rather
than the screen. Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Survival could be
described as a movie-lover's book. The author, Dean King (a Richmond native), ...

The Real Story

Author: Sarah Statz Cords
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 9781591582830
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Subjects: Africa • Anthropology • Eighteenth Century • England • Maritime
Disasters • Survival Stories Now try: Less than forty years later, in 1815, the
American vessel Commerce also sank off the coast of Africa, and the survivors
were First confronted by native peoples and then driven across the Sahara in
search of safety; Dean King relates that story masterfully in his Skeletons on the
Zahara: A True Story of Survival, David Roberts's fascinating tale of four Russians
who survived for ...

African Business

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Books SKELETONS ON THE ZAHARA A True Story of Survival By Dean King £
16.99 William Heinemann ISBN 0-434-00889-3 The western Sahara is a baking
hot and desolate place, home only to nomads and their camels, and to locusts,
snails and thorny scrub. On 28 August 1815 the US brig Commerce was dashed
against Mauritania's Cape Bojador and lost, although through bravery and quick
thinking the ship's captain, James Riley, managed to lead all of his crew to safety.