Jack In The Forecastle Or, Incidents In The Early Life Of Hawser Martingale

By: John Sherburne Sleeper
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Jack In The Forecastle" by John Sherburne Sleeper is a thrilling maritime adventure, blending action and suspense with vivid storytelling. Set against the backdrop of the vast ocean, Sleeper's narrative immerses readers in the life of Jack, a daring sailor who faces perilous challenges aboard a ship. As Jack navigates the treacherous waters and encounters formidable foes, Sleeper masterfully crafts a tale filled with excitement and intrigue. The foreboding atmosphere of the sea serves as a backdrop for Jack's journey, adding depth to the story and highlighting the dangers lurking beneath the waves. Sleeper's writing is both engaging and immersive, transporting readers to a world of adventure and danger on the high seas. Through Jack's experiences, readers are drawn into a world of maritime exploration, where every moment brings new challenges and unexpected twists. "Jack In The Forecastle" is a captivating blend of adventure and suspense, showcasing Sleeper's skill as a storyteller. With its gripping plot and dynamic characters, this maritime tale is sure to captivate readers of all ages, offering an unforgettable journey into the heart of the sea.

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John Sherburne Sleeper

John Sherburne Sleeper (1794-1878) was an American sailor, shipmaster, novelist (using the alias Hawser Martingale), journalist, and politician. Sleeper worked as a sailor, officer, and shipmaster for the merchant marine service operating out of Boston for 22 years. Sleeper was the publisher and editor of the Exeter News-Letter in New Hampshire, as well as the editor and proprietor of The Lowell Daily Journal and The Boston Mercantile Journal, which ultimately became The Boston Journal. Sleeper purchased The Lowell Daily Journal on May 15, 1833, and managed it in collaboration with H. Hastings Weld; however, the relationship lasted just a few months, resulting in financial difficulties for Mr. Weld and Sleeper's departure to work for The Boston Mercantile Journal. Sleeper was the editor of The Boston Mercantile Journal, which subsequently became The Boston Journal, from 1834 to 1854.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 336 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362209705
  • ISBN-13: 9789362209702
  • Item Weight: 504g
  • Dimension: 216 x 140 x 18.6mm
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Age: 13+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type: Fiction / Action & Adventure