When Artist, Illustrator, Writer, And Adventurer Rockwell Kent First Published N By E In A Limited Edition In 1930, His Account Of A Voyage On A 33 Foot Cutter From New York Harbor To The Rugged Shores Of Greenland Quickly Became A Collectors Item Little Wonder, For Readers Are Immediately Drawn To Kent S Vivid Descriptions Of The Experience We Share The Feeling Of Wind And Wet And Cold, Of Lifting Seas And Steep Descents, Of Rolling Over As The Wind Gusts Hit, And The Sound Of Wind In The Shrouds, Of Hard Spray Flung On A Drum Tight Canvas, Of Rushing Water At The Scuppers, Of The Gale Shearing A Tormented Sea.When The Ship Sinks In A Storm Swept Fjord Within 50 Miles Of Its Destination, The Story Turns To The Stranding And Subsequent Rescue Of The Three Man Crew, Salvage Of The Vessel, And Life Among Native Greenlanders Magnificently Illustrated By Kent S Wood Block Prints And Narrated In His Poetic And Highly Entertaining Style, This Tale Of The Perils Of Killer Nor Easters, Treacherous Icebergs, And Impenetrable Fog And The Joys Of Sperm Whales Breaching Or Dawn Unmasking A Longed For Landfall Is A Rare Treat For Old Salts And Landlubbers Alike.
Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the N by E book, this is one of the most wanted Rockwell Kent author readers around the world.
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