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After the Bounty

Morrison, James

After the Bounty

a sailor"s account of the mutiny and life in the South Seas

by Morrison, James

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Published by Potomac Books in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Morrison, James, -- 1763 or 4-1807 -- Diaries,
  • Bligh, William, -- 1754-1817,
  • Christian, Fletcher, -- 1764-1793,
  • Bounty (Ship),
  • Bounty Mutiny, 1789,
  • Oceania -- Discovery and exploration

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJames Morrison ; edited and annotated by Donald A. Maxton.
    GenreDiaries
    ContributionsMaxton, Donald A., 1951-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDU21 .M73 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23928824M
    ISBN 109781597973717
    LC Control Number2009039550


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Bligh & others were forced to abandon ship/5(6). Mutiny on the Bounty is the title of the novel by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall, based on the mutiny against Lieutenant William Bligh, commanding officer of the Bounty in It has been made into several films and a musical.

It was the first of what became The Bounty Trilogy, which continues with Men Against the Sea, and concludes with Pitcairn's IslandAuthor: Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall.

After the Bounty book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Inthe Royal Navy ship H.M.S. Bounty, captained by William Bligh, s /5. After the Bounty Trilogy, Nordhoff and Hall's most successful book was The Hurricane (). They continued their partnership writing novels until Nordhoff on his own would only produce one more solo book, In Yankee Windjammers (), a retelling of the ships, sailors, and way of life about which his grandfather had written.

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Bounty, captained by William Bligh, set sail for Tahiti in search of breadfruit plants. Soon after leaving Tahiti, Master's Mate Fletcher Christian led a successful revolt, setting Bligh and eighteen of his men adrift. In his journal, fellow mutineer Author: Donald Maxton. After a month journey, the Bounty arrived in Tahiti in October and remained there for more than five months.

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Byam is spared because Robert Tinkler, a friend of Byam's aboard the Bounty, corroborates Byam's testimony at the court-martial concerning his innocence, and the other two men are saved from hanging after being pardoned by the proper British authorities.

Thomas Hayward and John Hallet These two men are the midshipmen who could testify in Byam's behalf; instead, they want to cover up the fact that both of them cried and whimpered to stay aboard the Bounty after Christian had After the Bounty book command of the ship.

Villainously, they implicate both James Morrison and Roger Byam in the mutiny. Many years ago, too many to remember, I did read Nordoff and Hall's book Mutiny on the Bounty.

I suspect it was when I was in high school. Nordoff and Hall's Mutiny on the Bounty was considered a "boy's" book at that time. Published in the 30s, their book was the basis of several movies in which William Bligh was portrayed as a bully and a tyrant.4/5. "The Bounty" could not have been a more enjoyable, and fascinating reading experience.

I am still depressed the book is book tells as true a story of the muntiny as one could expect. It was not,of course, like the old "Bounty Trilogy," but it was written as well, and told a wonderful non-fictionl account of the events.5/5(5).

Two hundred and twenty-five years ago today, on Ap20 men of the British warship HMS Bounty mutinied against their captain, William Bligh, and took over the ship.

This is probably the most famous nautical mutiny in history, having been the subject of countless books and three big-budget movies (one inone inone in ), and the term “Captain Bligh” has. James Norman Hall () was an American author best known for the novel Mutiny on the Bounty with co-author Charles Bernard Nordhoff () an English-born American novelist and on the Bounty is the title of the novel by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall, based on the mutiny against Lieutenant William Bligh, commanding officer of the Bounty 5/5(5).

Complete summary of James Norman Hall, Charles Nordhoff's Mutiny on the Bounty. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Mutiny on the Bounty. On this day years ago, the men of the crew of the HMS Bounty launched a mutiny against Captain William Bligh three weeks after sailing from : Talal Al-Khatib.

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"Editor Maxton has done an excellent job in preparing Morrison's works for publication, and supplemented them with a valuable commentary, which makes After the Bounty a good read for anyone interested in life at sea in the age of sail or the history and culture of the South Seas."-- (02/14/) "For anyone interested in the Bounty saga, this volume is a most /5(6).

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MGM also owned the rights to a third book, Men Against the Sea, which dealt with Bligh's boat voyage after the mutiny. InParamount announced that it would make a rival Bounty film, to be written and directed by James Clavell and called The Mutineers.

It would Music by: Bronisław Kaper. Luffy's bounty, as of the end of the Whole Cake Island arc, now sits at billion Belly.

The reveal of the final number was hilarious at first as during the beginning of ChapterLuffy's sad Author: Nick Valdez. The mutiny on HMS Bounty, in the south Pacific on 28 Aprilis one of history's truly great stories - a tale of human drama, intrigue and adventure of the highest order.

Commissioned by the Royal Navy to collect bread-fruit plants from Tahiti and take them to the West Indies, the Bounty's crew found themselves in a tropical paradise and /5().

Captain William Bligh and a handful of loyalists, starving and weak, landed at a Dutch settlement in Timor, after traveling 3, miles on an open foot boat. They had been set adrift on the Pacific six weeks earlier by mutineers who took over Bligh’s ship.

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I have since travelled to Townsville, Australia, where the relics of the Pandora, retrieved. At the age of thirteen I began my love affair with Mutiny on the Bounty after watching the film starring Marlon Brandon.

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A Bounty crewman, Morrison's tale begins with the mutiny, staged by master's mate Fletcher Christian against the difficult, though hardly brutal, Lt. William Bligh. Although Morrison supported the uprising, when Christian and the other mutineers sailed away from Tahiti to disappear for decades, he was one of several men, mutineers and loyalists.

Several films and books on the subject have ensured that the tragic history of the Bounty remains fresh in people's memories, generation after generation. The Hollywood film Mutiny on the Bounty is perhaps the best known, with Marlon Brando cast as Fletcher Christian who led the mutineers.5/5(2).

Get this from a library. After the Bounty: a sailor's account of the mutiny and life in the South Seas. [James Morrison; Donald A Maxton] -- "Inthe Royal Navy ship H.M.S. Bounty, captained by William Bligh, set sail for Tahiti in search of breadfruit plants. Soon after leaving Tahiti, Master's Mate Fletcher Christian led a.

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The Court-Martial of the Bounty Mutineers: An Account. by Douglas O. Linder. Captain Bligh and loyal crew members turned adrift from the Bounty (by Robert Dodd).

The true story of the the mutiny on the Bounty is far more complicated than suggested by film versions of the event, which have emphasized the gratuitous cruelty of the ship's captain, William Bligh.

In fear of detection, after settling on Pitcairn Island, the mutineers burned the Bounty in the water, effectively trapping themselves in their new island paradise. What followed was anything but. After a well-known Tennessee musician was shot and killed by a bounty hunter, we take a look at Florida's version, the bail bondsmen.

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