Captain Bligh's Portable Nightmare
From the Bounty to Safety - 4,162 Miles Across the Pacific in A Rowing BoatBook - 1998
The tale of Captain Bligh and the crew of the R.M.S. Bounty following the infamous 1789 mutiny is presented. Bligh and 18 men were set adrift in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, and faced illness, starvation, and attacks by islanders. Toohey reveals Bligh's mapmaking skills and discusses the failure of the Bounty expedition. Drawings & maps.
Publisher: London, England : Fourth Estate : 1998
Branch Call Number: 910.4 B618t
Characteristics: 223p illus