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Wayward Sailor


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AcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. The Early Years2. Tristan's Navy3. With Cresswell and Banjo4. Barbara's Long Cruise5. Israel and Hostile Shores6. Indian Ocean Saga7. The Amazon and a New Banjo8. Tristan Meets Sea Dart9. Cruising to Peru10. Reaching for the Stars11. A New Life12. Cold Facts, Arctic Fiction13. Blending Fiction with Fact14. Down but Not Out15. Once More, Down to the Sea16. A Heart of Oak17. Cold Rivers, Warm Seas18. Exploring Thailand19. The Strange Death of Thomas Ettenhuber20. Another Devastating Blow21. Wounded Pride22. The Saga of Gabriel23. The Sound of a Different Drum24. The End of a Long Voyage25. AfterwordNotesSelected BibliographyAnnotated Tristan Jones BibliographyIndexPhotographs appear following page 206

About the Author

A native of Gravesend, England (b. 1940) who holds dual British/Canadian citizenship, Anthony Dalton is a photojournalist, expedition organizer, and adventurer. Between 1969 and 1979 he organized and led long-range expeditions in the Sahara, West Africa, and the deserts of the Middle East (including Afghanistan), including camel treks in Mauritania, Algeria, and Mali. In 1980 he organized, led, and filmed (for a Canadian Broadcasting documentary) an expedition to view the salt mines of Taoudenit and the camel caravans that transport the salt to Timbuktu. He has conducted a near-fatal solo voyage by small boat around the west and north coasts of Arctic Alaska, made river expeditions in conjunction with Bangladeshi naturalists into the Sundarbans jungle in search of the Royal Bengal tiger, and paddled across the rivers of Arctic Canada, a journey part of which was filmed for the Discovery Channel. He has appeared as a guest on television and radio in Canada and New Zealand and has lectured in these countries as well as in England. His work has been published in Choice, Geographical, Global Adventurer, Saga, Wanderlust, and other magazines in Great Britain; in Sail, Sailing, WoodenBoat, Yachting, Hemispheres, and other North American magazines; and in magazines in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society (UK) and the Explorers Club (USA). HOMETOWN: Delta, British Columbia


"An arresting study of a sailor who invented himself as a modern hero and kept embellishing the legend until truth and fiction were impossible to pinpoint...Should appeal to all those who love adventure..." - Publishers Weekly "Valuable, compelling, and sobering." - Sailing "I was enchanted from start to finish by Wayward Sailor." - John Rousmaniere, author, After the Storm and Fastnet, Force 10"

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