Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea
Publisher: Tantor Media
Date: December 2010
Duration: 17 hours 4 minutes
In 1834, Richard Henry Dana, Jr., went from Harvard student to common seaman, sailing from California to Cape Horn. This journal survives as one of the most vivid accounts of the relationship between man and sea---and still rings true as a portrayal of man's endurance.