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The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown

The Sea Venture Castaways and the Fate of America

The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown( )
Author: Glover, Lorri
Smith, Daniel Blake
As told to: Smith, Daniel Blake
ISBN:978-1-4299-3096-3
Publication Date:Aug 2008
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

A freshly researched account of the dramatic rescue of the Jamestown settlers

The English had long dreamed of colonizing America, especially after Sir Francis Drake brought home Spanish treasure and dramatic tales from his raids in the Caribbean. Ambitions of finding gold and planting a New World colony seemed within reach when in 1606 Thomas Smythe extended overseas trade with the launch of the Virginia Company. But from the beginning the American enterprise...
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