Jonathan W. White, Shipwrecked, 1st ed., Signed on Bookplate


A Swashbuckling True Adventure!

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In Shipwrecked historian Jonathan White tells the riveting story of Appleton Oaksmith, a swashbuckling sea captain whose life intersected with some of the most important moments, movements, and individuals of the mid-nineteenth century, from the California Gold Rush and filibustering schemes in Nicaragua to Cuban liberation, the Civil War, and Reconstruction.

Through a remarkable, fast-paced story, this book will give readers a new perspective on slavery and the shifting political alliances during the turbulent Civil War era.

As new. Signed on bookplate.

White, Jonathan W. SHIPWRECKED: A TRUE CIVIL WAR STORY OF MUTINIES, JAILBREAKS, BLOCKADE-RUNNING, AND THE SLAVE TRADE. NY: Rowman & Littlefield, 2023. 1st edition, 315p., frontispiece, illustrations, dust jacket.