Rounding the Horn

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Rounding the Horn

Being the Story of Williwaws and Windjammers, Drake, Darwin, Murdered Missionaries and Naked Natives--A Deck's-Eye Vie

By Dallas Murphy

Perseus (for Hbg), Paperback, 9780465047604, 378pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2005


Fifty-five degrees 59 minutes South by 67 degrees 16 minutes West: Cape Horna buttressed pyramid of crumbly rock situated at the very bottom of South Americais a place of forlorn and foreboding beau

About the Author
Dallas Murphy is a novelist, playwright, and marine journalist. His plays have been produced Off Broadway, and his series of three novels featuring the reluctant sleuth Artie Deemer have been critically acclaimed. His most recent book, an account of Cape Horn, "Rounding the Horn," was published in 2004 by Basic Books. He lives in New York City.