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BARTLETT - The Great Explorer by  Harold Horwood - Paperback - First Softcover Edition - 1977 - from W. Fraser Sandercombe and

BARTLETT - The Great Explorer

by Horwood, Harold

Condition: Very Good

Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1977. (xiv) 194 pp. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with a minor crease on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps. The Contents are: The Finest Example of Leadership in the Maritime History of Canada; According to Their Orders; I Fell in the Water So Often I Had No Other Clothes Except My Sisters'; As Much as Killing a Rattlesnake; Next Voyage I'm Going to the North Pole; Beyond Human Strength; I Don't Know, Perhaps I Cried a Little; A Gold Brick; Hunting - If You Can Call It That; I Got to Be a Mangy Lion; The Greatest Bloody Bargain of My Life; God Damn the Keel - It's All or Nothing Now; As Ominous as Derelicts; Like a Human Being in Torment; So Close You Could Easily Throw a Biscuit Ashore; Wheaties Winchesters and Walrus; The War That Wasn't Worth Fighting; and His Ship Goes Sailing On; followed by appendices: Annotated List of Bartlett's Voyages; List of Medals with Citations; and Bibliography; followed by an index.. First Softcover Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo.

Harold Horwood was born in St. John's Newfoundland in 1923.  His careers include longshoreman, fisherman, publisher, union organizer, and associate editor of St. John's Evening Telegram .  He has written extensively for magazines, radio and television, and is the author of several books, including PIRATES, AND OUTLAWS OF CANADA, WHITE ESKIMO, THE FOXES OF BEACHY COVE, and BANDITS AND PRIVATEERS.


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