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Book Information: Open Boat, the

Open Boat, the (1897) [Novelette]
by Stephen Crane Rating: Weighted - 7.6 / Average - 7.6 of 10 (5 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (IBList user synopsis):

Four men in a dinghy try to make it to shore. Based on a real life experience.

First published in Scribner's, June 1897.

Original title: The Open Boat
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionAdventureMilitary and Naval Adventure


  • H.G. Wells called this "the finest short story in English."

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