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Gary Kinder
Gary Kinder

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Gary Kinder is the bestselling author of Victim and Light Years. He has been researching this story since 1987, two years before the S.S. Central America's treasure was recovered. Kinder was aboard the group's research vessel when they first announced their find. Kinder lives in Seattle.

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Two Years Before the Mast
A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea
Written by Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
Introduction by Gary Kinder


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 9, 2001
Price: $16.00

Tracing an awe-inspiring oceanic route from Boston, around Cape Horn, to the California coast, Two Years Before the Mast is both a riveting story of adventure and the most eloquent, insightful account we have of life at sea in the early nineteenth century. Richard Henry Dana is only nineteen when he... Read more >
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Two Years Before the Mast
A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea
Written by Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
Introduction by Gary Kinder


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: July 16, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Klondike Tales

Written by Jack London
Introduction by Gary Kinder


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 13, 2001
Price: $12.95

As a young man in the summer of 1897, Jack London joined the Klondike gold rush. From that seminal experience emerged these gripping, inimitable wilderness tales, which have endured as some of London’s best and most defining work. With remarkable insight and unflinching realism, London describes the punishing adversity that awaited... Read more >
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Klondike Tales

Written by Jack London
Introduction by Gary Kinder


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: June 23, 2010
Price: $9.99

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The Sea-Wolf

Written by Jack London
Introduction by Gary Kinder


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 14, 2000
Price: $10.95

A thrilling epic of a sea voyage and a complex novel of ideas, The Sea-Wolf is a standard-bearer of its genre. It is the vivid story of a gentleman scholar, Humphrey Van Weyden, who is rescued by a seal-hunting schooner after a ferryboat accident in San Francisco Bay. London uses Van... Read more >
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