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The sinking of the Vasa : a shipwreck of Titanic proportions / Russell Freedman ; illustrated by William Low.

Freedman, Russell, 1929-2018 (author.). Low, William, (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

"This is the saga of the great Swedish warship, the Vasa. Built to be the crown jewel of the Swedish Navy, the Vasa capsized not a mile into her maiden voyage in 1628--a tragedy resulting in many deaths and great loss. But who was to blame? Award-winning author Russell Freedman explores the history of this ship, and her resurrection from the seas in 1961."--Publisher description.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J EARLY 910.4 FRE (Text) 33892100703074 Children's New Books Book None 09/22/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627798662
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : GodwinBooks/Henry Holt and Company, [2018]

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Summary, etc.:
"This is the saga of the great Swedish warship, the Vasa. Built to be the crown jewel of the Swedish Navy, the Vasa capsized not a mile into her maiden voyage in 1628--a tragedy resulting in many deaths and great loss. But who was to blame? Award-winning author Russell Freedman explores the history of this ship, and her resurrection from the seas in 1961."--Publisher description.
Subject: Vasa (Warship) > Juvenile literature.
Warships > Sweden > History > 17th century > Juvenile literature.
Shipwrecks > Sweden > History > 17th century > Juvenile literature.
Salvage archaeology > Sweden > Stockholm > Juvenile literature.
Vasa (Warship)
Warships > Sweden > History > 17th century.
Shipwrecks > Sweden > History > 17th century.
Salvage archaeology > Sweden.

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