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5 edition of Sea Stories found in the catalog.

Sea Stories

by Corwin Mendenhall

  • 220 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Dorrance Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7938983M
    ISBN 10080594804X
    ISBN 109780805948042
    OCLC/WorldCa48156411

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PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. Free download or read online Haroun and the Sea of Stories pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Salman Rushdie.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format. The main characters of this fantasy, fiction story are Haroun.4/5.

Click ABOVE TITLE to see more about Bold Sea Stories. This is a nonfiction book: all stories are true -- real people, real boats, real events and all known to Marlin Bree.

The true adventures are full of heroic courage, inspired ingenuity and remarkable determination that will resonate in your mind and in your heart.

Great reading. Includes photos. Behind every successful children’s’ story is a dark tale. The book that preceded it, The Satanic Verses, In Haroun and the Sea of Stories, Rushdie found himself in a territory he has never explored before, at least where his writing is concerned.

What he had, however, is a wealth of experience and a treasure trove of words. About Haroun and the Sea of Stories. A captivating fantasy novel for readers of all ages, by the author of Midnight’s Children and The Satanic Verses “This is, simply put, a book for anyone who loves a good story.

It’s also a work of literary genius.” —Stephen King. Sea Stories Contents: Yarns of the forecastle, by the Rev. Cyrus Townsend Brady -- The mutiny of the Bounty, from Chambers's Miscellany -- Our first whale, by F.

Bullen -- Going to sea a hundred years ago, by R. Cleveland -- The escape of the American frigate Alliance, by J. Fenimore Cooper -- Among the ice floes, by J. Fenimore Cooper. Nautical fiction, frequently also naval fiction, sea fiction, naval adventure fiction or maritime fiction, is a genre of literature with a setting on or near the sea, that focuses on the human relationship to the sea and sea voyages and highlights nautical culture in these settings of nautical fiction vary greatly, including merchant ships, liners, naval ships, fishing vessels.

About Author Salman Rushdie: The writer of “Haroun and the Sea of Stories” is a British Indian author. Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie is a very well known and renowned author when it comes to the essays and the very realistic novels as well.Moby-Dick, by Herman Melville () No list of sea adventures would be complete without Melville's tale of Ish and the Fish.

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The book was written when Rushdie had been hiding from Khomeini's fatwa. As perhaps may be guessed, the book is an allegory on censorship (hence Haroun's -- the boy protagonist of the book -- journey to remove the plug that clogs the flow in the sea of stories).5/5(5).