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The Cruise of the Snark

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Published by Penguin Group USA, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24260269M
ISBN 109781440615290, 9781440618680


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In April Jack London set out to sail around the world in the foot ship The Snark, accompanied by his wife and a small crew. Although suffering from seasickness and tropical disease, London wrote prolifically, including a series of entertaining sketches of the voyage itself.

These were later collected as The Cruise of the Snark, a remarkable record of adventure and love among the 2/5(3). These entertaining pieces, collected together into the book he called The Cruise of the Snark, reveal London's indefatigable spirit and love of adventure at sea and among the Pacific islands.

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The book features a color frontispiece and black & white photographs throughout. Gilt top edge. THE CRUISE OF THE SNARK In Jack London, author of The Call of the Wild and The Sea Wolf, decided to set out on a grand adventure of his own: a seven year, round-the world cruise aboard the Snark, a foot ketch custom built for the voyage.

Cruise of the Snark (National Geographic Adventure Classics) by Jack London and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Cruise Of The Snark () About book: On ApJack London sailed out of San Francisco Bay to Hawaii, accompanied by his wife and a small crew, aboard the ship he built, the Snark.

The details of that journey, which would take London and crew throughout the South Pacific and ultimately to Australia, are recounted in The Cruise Of The their journey, they encountered an.

The Snark had two masts and was 43 feet long at the waterline, and on it London claims to have spent thirty thousand dollars. The snark was primarily a sailboat, however, it also had an auxiliary horsepower engine.

It was further equipped with one lifeboat. InAuthor Jack London began to build a foot yacht on which he planned a round-the-world voyage, to last seven years. After /5(2). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Cruise of The Snark by Jack London (english) Paperback Book at the best online prices at eBay.

- Cruise of the Snark by Jack London (English) Paperback Book Free Shipping. $ Free shipping. item 4 The Cruise of the Snark by London, Jack New Fast Free Shipping. Related in the compelling voice of a master storyteller, The Cruise of the Snark promises a memorable reading experience for armchair sailors, old salts, and any lover of nautical adventure.

Reprint of the Macmillan Company, New York, edition. The Cruise of the SnarkIntroduction: The Romance of Yachting; or, The Private History of a Voyage That Failed.

Suggestions for Further Reading. A Note on the Texts. The Cruise Of The Snark. Notes. Appendices. From Martin Johnson: Through the South Seas with Jack London. From Charmian Kittredge London: The Log of the SnarkBrand: Narrative Press, The.

The Cruise of the Snark Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography Subject: Voyages and travels Subject: Oceania -- Description and travel Subject: Ocean travel Subject: London, Jack, -- Travel -- Oceania SubjectCited by: Read Chapter I of The Cruise of the Snark by Jack London.

The text begins: It began in the swimming pool at Glen Ellen. Between swims it was our wont to come out and lie in the sand and let our skins breathe the warm air and soak in the sunshine.

Roscoe was a yachtsman. I had followed the sea a bit. It was inevitable that we should talk about boats. The Cruise of the Snark () is a memoir of Jack and Charmian London’s voyage across the Pacific.

His descriptions of “surf-riding”, which he dubbed a “royal sport”, helped introduce it to and popularize it with the mainland. London writes. The Project Gutenberg eBook, The Cruise of the Snark, by Jack London This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

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You need look no further than THE CRUISE OF THE SNARK to confirm that. In this book, all of London's passions come together: action, experience, sailing, foreign travel, writing and reading. It is a "real adventure" tale, a travelogue and above all a well-crafted book full of /5(5).

Editions for The Cruise of the Snark: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Paperback published in ), (P Cited by: The Cruise of the Snark is a memoir of Jack and Charmian London’s voyage across the Pacific. His descriptions of “surf-riding”, which he dubbed a “royal sport”, helped introduce it to and popularize it with the mainland/5().

"The Cruise of the Snark" () is a non-fictional book by Jack London chronicling his sailing adventure in across the south Pacific in his ketch the Snark.

Accompanying London on this voyage was his wife Charmian London and a small :   The Cruise of the Snark. Jack London. 22 Ratings; Publisher Description.

Accompanying London on this voyage was his wifeCharmian London and a small crew. London taught himself celestial navigation and the basics of sailing and of boats during the course of this adventure and describes these details to the reader.

He visits exotic locations 4/5(22). About The Cruise of the Snark. Inspired by the examples of his heroes Herman Melville, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Joshua Slocum, Jack London determined to sail around the world.

In April he sailed from San Francisco in the forty-five-foot ketch Snark, with his wife, Charmian, a skeleton crew, and his writing to keep him company. The book includes London's best-known short story, "To Build a Fire". InJack London began to build a foot yacht on which he planned a round-the-world voyage, to last seven years.

The Snark was named after Lewis Carroll's poem The Hunting of the Rating: % positive. Read Chapter XVII of The Cruise of the Snark by Jack London. The text begins: When we sailed from San Francisco on the Snark I knew as much about sickness as the Admiral of the Swiss Navy knows about salt water.

And here, at the start, let me advise any one who meditates going to out-of-the-way tropic places. Go to a first-class druggist - the sort that have specialists on their salary list.

About The Cruise of the Snark. A collection of travel writings from the author of the classic novels The Call of the Wild and White Fang. Inworld-renowned writer Jack London, his wife, and two crew members set sail for the South Pacific aboard the Snark, a foot yacht built specifically for the this account of their voyage, he details the beleaguered construction of the boat.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Cruise of the Snark by Jack London; 35 editions; First published in ; Subjects: American Authors, Americans, Biography, Biography & Autobiography, Description and travel, History, Nonfiction, Ocean travel, Travel, Voyages and.

The Cruise of the Snark (Book): London, Jack: Inspired by the examples of his heroes Herman Melville, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Joshua Slocum, Jack London determined to sail around the world. In April he sailed from San Francisco in the forty-five-foot ketch Snark, with his wife, Charmian, a skeleton crew, and his writing to keep him company.

Get this from a library. The cruise of the Snark. [Jack London] -- In Jack London, author of The Call of the Wild and The Sea Wolf, decided to set out on a grand adventure of his own: a seven year, round-the world cruise aboard the Snark, a foot ketch custom.

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Most of the stories I was already familiar with, having read several versions of London’s life story; some of the biographies reproduce his accounts almost verbatim.

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In the novel, Joe Bronson, instead of studying for a school exam, goes out kite-flying with his school friends; on their way back he gets involved in .