Comments for: Maine writer rehashes true tale of shipwreck, cannibalism off Maine coast

Posted Nov. 04, 2012, at 9:47 a.m.

BOON ISLAND: A TRUE STORY OF MUTINY, SHIPWRECK, AND CANNIBALISM by Andrew Vietze and Stephen Erickson, Globe Pequot Press, November 2012, 244 pages, paperback, $16.95. In a raging storm on Dec. 11, 1710, the Nottingham Galley slammed into Boon Island, just six miles off the coast of Maine, and broke …

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  • Anonymous

    The story of Boon Island was written of very well by Kenneth Roberts back in the 1950s. I would highly recommend it to anyone who is able to find a copy. I would hope Mr. Vietze and Mr. Erickson have done so.

  • Boon Island looks like a great read. Nothing better than a survival at sea story to inspire the virtue of  perserverance.

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