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Richard Henry Dana, Jr.

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Two Years Before the Mast Summary

Two Years before the Mast is Richard Henry Dana, Jr.'s memoir of a Harvard undergraduate becoming a sailor while collecting hides up and down the California coast and returning home in the treacherous dead of winter, richer for the experience.

Richard Henry Dana, Jr., signs up for a 2-3 year voyage aboard the commercial brig Pilgrim, hoping to cure his eyes, which have been weakened by reading books as a Harvard undergraduate...

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