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Sailing Alone Around the World Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 11-14 Summary

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Chapters 11-14 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 11:

Slocum tells a wonderful story about introducing the islanders of Juan Fernandez to buns and doughnuts. Slocum points out that there is very little difference between the two.

"Both had been fried in tallow, which was the strong point in both, for there was nothing on the island fatter than a goat, and a goat is but a lean beast, to make the best of it." (Chapter 11, Page 138)

By the end of the day, Slocum had taught the islanders how to make both treats and sold them the necessary ingredients at little profit. Slocum was rewarded with antique and curious coins which he later sold for a reasonable profit.

Slocum was fascinated by being in the same realm that had been home to Robinson Crusoe. Slocum visited the Bay as well as Robinson's cave. Slocum also had the opportunity to walk with...

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