This fantastic 1956 Newbery Award-winning historical biography of Nat Bowditch is in my top 3 for favorite family read-alouds! Jean Lee Latham was an amazing author and Jim Weiss has done a wonderful job with the recording of her book. Don't miss it!
"Read unabridged by Jim Weiss, Carry On, Mr. Bowditch tells the inspiring, true adventures of Nat Bowditch, a boy during the American Revolution, whose passion for learning and unstoppable spirit lead him from poverty and servitude to triumph and adventure at sea. Ultimately, Nat achieves everlasting fame for revolutionizing navigation and saving countless lives. This is a moving personal story about the value of knowledge and the exultant human spirit."
COMPLETE AND UNABRIDGED - Approx 6 1/2 hrs on 6 CDs