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

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In the grand tradition of David McCullough and Ron Chernow, the sweeping story of the nineteenth-century American dynasties who battled for dominance of the tea and opium trades. There was a time, back when the United States was young and the robber barons were just starting to come into their own, when fortunes were made and lost importing luxury goods from China. It was a secretive, glamorous, often brutal business-one where teas and silks and porcelain were purchased with profits from the opium trade. But the journey ...

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1508264694

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9781508264699

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Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship
2019, Simon & Schuster

ISBN-13: 9781476745985

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Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship
2018, Simon & Schuster

ISBN-13: 9781476745978

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Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship
2018, Simon & Schuster Audio

ISBN-13: 9781508264699

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