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The Captain’s Best Mate
The Journal of Mary Chipman Lawrence on the Whaler Addison, 1856–1860
Mary Chipman. Lawrence; Stanton Garner, ed.

1966 • 340 pp. 5 illus. 9 maps. 6 x 9"
American History / Women's Studies / New England / Nautical

$24.95 Paperback, 978-0-87451-366-0
$19.99 Ebook, 978-1-61168-063-8

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“Mary Chipman Lawrence wasn’t the first wife who ever accompanied her husband on a whaling voyage, nor was she the last, but I doubt if any woman ever wrote a diary of her voyage in better style or more interestingly.”—Bradford Swan, Providence Journal

The diary of a wife who, with their five-year old daughter, accompanied her husband on a three-and-a-half year whaling voyage.

STANTON GARNER is Professor of American Literature, University of Texas Arlington and author of Harold Frederic (1969).

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