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    • The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown

    • The Sea Venture Castaways and the Fate of America
    • By: Lorri Glover, Daniel Smith
    • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The English had long dreamed of colonizing America, especially after Sir Francis Drake brought home Spanish treasure and dramatic tales from his raids in the Caribbean. Ambitions of finding gold and planting a New World colony seemed within reach when, in 1606, Thomas Smythe extended overseas trade with the launch of the Virginia Company. But from the beginning the American enterprise was a disaster.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The background for Shakespeare's The Tempest

    • By GrandmaNurseHeather on 08-25-11

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