Desperate Journeys, Abandoned Souls (Paperback)

True Stories of Castaways and Other Survivors

By Edward E. Leslie, Sterling Seagrave (Foreword by)

Mariner Books, 9780395911501, 608pp.

Publication Date: March 15, 1998

Other Editions of This Title:
Compact Disc (6/1/2013)
Compact Disc (9/1/2007)
MP3 CD (9/1/2007)

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Here are the most remarkable stories imaginable of maroons, castaways, and other survivors from the 1500s to the present - their moral dilemmas, their personalities, and their influence on society, literature, and art.

About the Author

Edward E. Leslie is the author of The Devil Knows How to Ride, a biography of the Civil War raider William Quantrill. He lives in Massillion, Ohio.

Praise For Desperate Journeys, Abandoned Souls: True Stories of Castaways and Other Survivors

"Leslie creates a keen psychological study as well as a paean to the courage, resourcefulness, and perseverance of the human body and mind" Publishers Weekly