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Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship


"[This book] tells the story of a handful of cutthroat competitors who raced to build the fastest, finest, most profitable clipper ships to carry their precious cargo to American shores. They were visionary, eccentric shipbuilders, debonair captains, and socially-ambitious merchants ... whose business interests took them from the cloistered confines of China's expatriate communities to the sin city decadence of Gold Rush-era San Francisco, and from the teeming hubbub of East Boston's shipyards and to the lavish sitting ...

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    • Title: Barons of the Sea by Steven Ujifusa
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    • Print ISBN: 9781476745985, 1476745986
    • eText ISBN: 9781476745992
    • Edition: 2019
    • Format: EPUB eBook

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