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Children of the Light

Allen, Everett S.

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ISBN 10: 0940160234 / ISBN 13: 9780940160231
Published by Parnassus, Orleans Ma, 1973
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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The Rise and Fall of New Bedford Whaling and the Death of the Arctic Fleet. Signed and inscribed by the author on the half title page. Bookseller Inventory # 016245

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Title: Children of the Light

Publisher: Parnassus, Orleans Ma

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

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Discusses the settlement of New Bedford by the Quakers, their development of the whaling industry, and the events surrounding the destruction of the Arctic fleet in 1871

About the Author:

Everett S. Allen was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, in 1916. He moved to Martha's Vineyard when he was eight years old. After graduating from Tisbury High School, he attended Tabor Academy and Middlebury College. He was hired as a waterfront reporter by the New Bedford Standard-Times on the day before the hurricane of 1938, which became the subject for his book A Wind to Shake the World. After enlisting in the US Navy, where he served in Europe and participated in D-Day, he returned to the Standard-Times, where he worked until his retirement in 1979. The author of seven books, Allen died in 1990.

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