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The Journal of a Sea Captain"s Wife, 1841-1845

During a Passage and Sojourn in Hawaii and of a Trading Voyage to Oregon and California

by Lydia Rider Nye

  • 142 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Arthur H. Clark Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical - General,
  • Travel,
  • General,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • United States,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Ship captains" spouses,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Nye, Lydia Rider,,
  • Hawaii,
  • United States - State & Local - West,
  • California,
  • Journeys,
  • Nye, Lydia Rider,
  • Oregon,
  • 1811-1891,
  • Diaries

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8344181M
    ISBN 100870623095
    ISBN 109780870623097

    The Sea Captain’s Wife is, as the subtitle says, ”a true story of love, race, and war in the nineteenth century,” and one that comes surprisingly, and movingly, alive. Episode Recaps Previous. The Captain’s Journal began when my youngest son, Daniel, entered the U.S. Marine Corps. My oldest son, Joshua, told me that he thought I “blogged in order to stay sane” during this period and that time when Daniel was deployed on a combat tour of Iraq.

    Custom House Maritime Museum intern Whitney Huff is working on a journal written by the wife of a 19th-century sea captain from Newburyport. On two voyages between and , Elizabeth Bray. The Sea Captain's Wife. by Beth Powning. 1. When Azuba loses her baby at the beginning of the book, Nathaniel is at sea. What effect does Nathaniel’s absence have on this situation and how does it inform Azuba’s actions after her loss? 2. The idea of fate arises several times throughout the book. How does Azuba see her fate while growing up.

    Get this from a library! The sea captain's wife: a novel. [Beth Powning] -- The acclaimed author of "The Hatbox Letters" delivers a gripping novel of love and adventure on the high seas that introduces an unforgettable young heroine. Diary of a Sea Captain's Wife book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Softcover Book4/5(9).


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The Journal of a Sea Captain"s Wife, 1841-1845 by Lydia Rider Nye Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Journal of a Sea Captain's Wife, – During a Passage and Sojourn in Hawaii and of a Trading Voyage to Oregon and California Hardcover – Janu by Lydia Rider Nye Jr. (Author), Doyce B. Nunis (Editor)Author: Lydia Rider Nye Jr.

Get this from a library. The journal of a sea captain's wife, during a passage and sojourn in Hawaii and of a trading voyage to Oregon and California. [Lydia Rider Nye; Doyce 1841-1845 book Nunis]. Sea Wife is told in gripping dual perspectives: Juliet’s first person narration, after the journey, as she struggles to come to terms with the life-changing events that unfolded at sea, and Michael’s captain’s log, which provides a riveting, slow-motion account of these same inexorable events, a dialogue that reveals the fault lines created by personal history and political divisions/5(30).

The Sea Captain's Wife examines the life of Eunice Richardson a white woman from New England whose life spanned the civil war.

It was a life of poverty and loss until she discovered love and comfort with a black sea captain from the Cayman by: Blending the high-tension drama of missed chances and unexpected twists of the sort that made A Reliable Wife a bestseller with the pluck and spirit of a heroine in the vein of Laura Ingalls Wilder, The Sea Captain's Wife will captivate readers and critics alike/5(45).

The Journal of a Sea Captain's Wife, During a Passage and Sojourn in Hawaii and of a Trading Voyage to Oregon and California. Lydia Rider Nye. The Sea Captain's Wife: A True Story of Love, Race, and War in the Nineteenth Century.

Martha Elizabeth Hodes Award-winning historian Martha Hodes brings us into the extraordinary world of. The Sea Captain’s Wife is both a brilliant and absorbing story of a singular woman’s courageous entry into this alien world and of her growing sense of self-knowledge and strength as she encounters its s: The Sea Captain’s Wife is a gripping story, written with assurance and authority.

It succeeds equally as a study of the difficulties of marriage, and as a tale of gritty adventure on the high seas—with the particular fascination of being experienced from the female perspective.

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Book review: The Sea Captain's Wife, by Beth Powning With a name like Azuba Galloway, one would expect the heroine of Beth Powning's The Sea Captain's Wife to be anything but ordinary.

A young woman growing up in Whelan's Cove, New Brunswick, in the s, Azuba yearns to leave her quiet village and its society women behind and sail around the.

This book is based on the letters written by members of a family in the years before and after the Civil War. Eunice Richardson's life in New England and Mobile, AL, was one of extreme poverty and widowhood until she married a mixed race sea captain from the Cayman Islands/5(95).

Book Reviews. The Sea Captain’s Wife. by Beth Powning. Beth Powning’s second novel is the affecting and engaging story of a young woman seeking her place in the world – a place away from the loneliness and boredom of a small Canadian village. The Sea Captain’s Wife brings readers into the extraordinary world of Eunice Connolly.

Born white and poor in New England, Eunice followed her first husband to the Deep South and soon found her relatives fighting on opposite sides of the Civil War. The Sea Captain's Wife follows Azuba, a young woman who grew up on the Bay of Fundy in the mid s.

We first meet her as an adventurous girl who wants to marry a sea captain and travel the world with her husband at her side/5(). SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

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Globe and Mail: “The Sea Captain’s Wife” offers a fine and variegated journey; back in time (to the s) and around the world on a merchant sailing ship Beth Powning is an extraordinary writer The book reads as real.I am a witness to its truth and sweep.

I read, and was there.” Owen Sound Sun Times: “A brilliant, absorbing story Powning’s prose never misses a beat.”. Blending the high-tension drama of missed chances and unexpected twists of the sort that made A Reliable Wife a bestseller with the pluck and spirit of a heroine in the vein of Laura Ingalls Wilder, The Sea Captain’s Wife will captivate readers and critics alike.

National Bestseller "The Sea Captain's Wife is a terrific tale, fast-moving and expertly told, one which measures, in the author's phrase, 'the true size of the world.' Like The Hatbox Letters, Powning's second cleverly crafted novel is not to be missedLondon Free Press "Equal parts character study, travelogue and action-adventure tale, The Sea Captain's Wife is a marvellous read."Reviews: THE SEA CAPTAIN'S WIFE: A TRUE STORY OF LOVE, RACE, AND WAR IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY tells of an ordinary New England working-class white woman who in decided to marry a black sea captain from the West Indies.

Sea Wife is told in gripping dual perspectives: Juliet’s first person narration, after the journey, as she struggles to come to terms with the life-changing events that unfolded at sea, and Michael’s captain’s log, which provides a riveting, slow-motion account of these same inexorable events, a dialogue that reveals the fault lines created by personal history and political divisions.The Sea Captain's Wife is the story of a woman driven by determination and strength to hold together a family she dearly loves amid the dangers and hardships of an often harsh and frightening world.Buy a cheap copy of The Sea Captain's Wife book by Beth Powning.

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