Glory of the Seas

By Agnes Hewes

The exciting early days of the clipper ships, the controversial Fugitive Slave Law, and the inner conflict caused by civil disobedience are at the center of this story set in Boston in the 1850s. When the Flying Cloud sails to San Francisco in just eightynine days, many Bostonians dream of sailing to California.

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