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Sufferings in Africa : Captain Riley's Narrative - James Riley

Sufferings in Africa

Captain Riley's Narrative

Author: James Riley
Read by: Brian Emerson

Audio CD

Published: 1st August 2013
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In this classic true story, a young American sea captain named James Riley, shipwrecked off the western coast of North Africa in 1815, is captured by a band of nomadic Arabs and sold into slavery. Thus begins an epic adventure of survival and a quest for freedom that takes him across the Sahara desert. This dramatic account of Captain Riley's trials and sufferings sold more than one million copies in his day and was even read by a young and impressionable Abraham Lincoln. The degradations of a slave existence and the courage to survive under the most harrowing conditions have rarely been recorded with such painful honesty.

ISBN: 9781470890537
ISBN-10: 1470890534
Audience: General
Format: Audio CD
Language: English
Published: 1st August 2013
Dimensions (cm): 14.73 x 13.21  x 2.79
Weight (kg): 0.27