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Captain's Stories
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Join the Captain for a journey of narrative history and a peek into the recent and ancient past. Based upon his popular lecture series on board cruise ships worldwide this anthology of 15 stories introduces the reader to audacious characters such as Barbarosa, who changed the Mediterranean, or Mau Pialiug who connected the Polynesians with their forefathers. Visit the first Suez Canal in ancient Egypt, experience volcanoes erupting 'in town' in modern Iceland or view the war between New Zealand and France. The perfect deck chair book for people who love to travel or love to read about travel. Audacious characters and startling events will be your shipmates.
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Captain Paul Eschenfelder has spent years entertaining and informing thousands of cruise ship passengers around the world. As a lecturer for a half dozen cruise lines he has spoken on a variety of subjects regarding regional history, culture and adventure. His forty years in the air around the world, plus years at sea as a lecturer, have found him bargaining with the Masai in Kenya, tripping over antiquities in Greece and Ireland, and benefiting from the spirit of ohana in Polynesia. A former lecturer at the University of Texas and adjunct professor at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, he has served as an advisor to governments from Canada to Columbia and appeared on a variety of television and radio news programs. His written works have been published in a number of professional journals. He is retired as a captain for Delta Air Lines and a pilot for the U.S. Navy.

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