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The ship was almost instantly in flames Some jumped overboard immediately, and all was in indescribable confusion. The masts began to fall one after another, and it is supposed killed great numbers by their descent. Others, it is feared, were roasted alive, but the majority were drowned. (Hull Advertiser and Exchange Gazette, 25 August 1848)The Ocean Monarch was only a few hours out of Liverpool on 24 August 1848 when a cabin passenger shouted Fire! and all hell broke loose. Bound for Boston with almost 400 people on board, the emigrant ship was soon ablaze with little chance of putting the flames out. People watched helplessly from their cottages along the Welsh coast as some ships ignored the travellers plight while others raced to their aid. On the 170th anniversary of the disaster Gill Hoffs reveals the full story of this forgotten wreck, including tales of French royalty, an American artist, and a courageous stewardess who gave her life to save her fellow travellers. Discover what happened to the passengers and crew, including:James K. Fellows, a kindly American jeweller trying to get home to his familyJotham Bragdon, the first mate who fled the wreck then returned to shore a heroMary Walter and her mysterious family, escaping danger in London only to find greater peril lay at seaFollow the murder trial of a crew of rescuers and find out the real fate of their victim and whether the mysterious Irish toddler Kate found her family again.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : Gill Hoffs
Publisher : Pen and Sword
Release Book : 2018-06-30
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ISBN-10 : 9781526734402


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From the creator of the worldwide bestsellers Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest, a beautiful new adult coloring book that takes you on a magical journey beneath the waves With this coloring book for adults, Johanna Basford invites color-inners of all ages to discover an enchanting underwater world hidden in the depths of the sea. Through intricate pen and ink illustrations to complete, color, and embellish, readers will meet shoals of exotic fish, curious octopuses, and delicately penned seahorses. Visit coral reefs and barnacle-studded shipwrecks, discover intricate shells and pirate treasure. Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest fans and newcomers alike will welcome this creative journey into an inky new world. For Lost Ocean, Johanna picked a crisp ivory paper that accentuates and complements your chosen color palette. The smooth, untextured pages allow for beautiful blending or gradient techniques with colored pencils or are perfect for pens, allowing the nib to glide evenly over the surface without feathering.

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Genre Book : Art
Author Book : Johanna Basford
Publisher : Penguin Books
Release Book : 2015-10-15
Download Book : 80 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780143108993


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ISBN-10 : OXFORD:501721623


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The bitter cold and three months a year without sunlight make Antarctica virtually uninhabitable for humans. Yet a world of extraordinary wildlife persists in these harsh conditions, including leopard seals, giant squid, 50-foot algae, sea spiders, coral, multicolored sea stars, and giant predatory worms. Now, as temperatures rise, this fragile ecosystem is under attack. In this closely observed account, one of the world's foremost experts on Antarctica gives us a highly original and distinctive look at a world that we're losing.

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Genre Book : Science
Author Book : James McClintock
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Release Book : 2012-09-18
Download Book : 256 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781137113733


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PDF eBook Reading Level 10.0-11.0 Ignite the interest of your reluctant reader and rekindle the enthusiasm of your accomplished one with these high-interest reading comprehension eBooks with STUDENT ACTIVITY LESSONS. Each book includes 10 original, exciting and informative short stories that cover a broad range of topics such as Tales of Adventure, Science, Biographies, Tales of Fantasy, and Interpersonal Relationships. Multi-cultural and non-sexist guidelines have been observed to provide reading material for a wide population. New vocabulary is defined and used in context. Pronunciation entries are provided. Students learn how to preview and survey through a preview question by focusing on key sentences and/or paragraphs designed to teach essential skills. Each lesson illustration is intended to add interest to the story and to assist the reader in understanding the selections, plot, and character development. Each of the 27 eBooks; Is divided into 10 short stories; Was written using McGraw-Hill's Core Vocabulary; Has been measured by the Fry Readability Formula; Includes 100 comprehension questions that test for main idea, critical thinking, inference, recalling details and sequencing; Has 60 vocabulary exercises in modified Cloze format; contains complete answer keys for comprehension and vocabulary exercises and Includes illustrations.

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Author Book : Edcon Publishing Group
Publisher : EDCON Publishing Group
Release Book : 2014-04-01
Download Book : 64 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780848114268


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Author Book : Standish O'Grady
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Release Book : 1894
Download Book : 283 Pages
ISBN-10 : UCAL:$B135533


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Release Book : 1876
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ISBN-10 : UVA:X002314989


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Author Book : Joseph Addison
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Release Book : 1868
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ISBN-10 : UOM:39015005589794


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Genre Book : American literature
Author Book : Edmund Clarence Stedman
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Release Book : 1889
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Genre Book : Paleoceanography
Author Book : Pascal Barrier
Publisher : Editions TECHNIP
Release Book : 1996
Download Book : 135 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9782901026426