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  • Das Wrack
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Das WrackPaperback Á Das Wrack ePUB Ð wrack pdf, Das WrackDas Wrack PDFEin Werk des bekannten Autoren Friedrich Gerstacker Es war im September des Jahres, als eine englische Brigg, nach Singapur bestimmt und von Sidney kommend, gegen einen leichten Nord an der australischen Kuste aufkreuzte, um in die nordlich vom australischen Festland liegende Torresstrasse einzulaufen und dadurch den weiten Weg um Neuholland herum abzuschneiden Reprint des Originals aus demJahrhundert.

About the Author: Friedrich Gerstäcker

Paperback Á Das Wrack ePUB Ð wrack pdf, Das WrackDas Wrack PDFFriedrich Gerst cker May , , Hamburg May , , Braunschweig was a German traveler and novelistHe was the son of Friedrich Gerst cker , a celebrated opera singer After being apprenticed to a commercial house, he learnt farming in Saxony In , however, just younger than and having imbibed from Robinson Crusoe a taste for adventure, he went to America and wandered over a large part of the United States, supporting himself by whatever work came to hand He became fireman on a steamboat, deck hand, farmer, silversmith, and merchant After wandering through most of the United States, spending some time as a hunter and trapper in the Indian territory, and in keeping a hotel at Point Coup e, Louisiana, he returned to Germany six adventurous years later in To his great surprise, he found himself famous as an author His mother had shown his diary, which he regularly sent home, and which contained descriptions of his adventures in the New World, to the editor of the Rosen, who published them in that periodical These sketches having found favour with the public, Gerst cker issued them in under the title Streif und Jagdz ge durch die Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika In his first novel, Die Regulatoren in Arkansas, appeared marking the start of a successful writing career Henceforth the stream of his productiveness flowed on uninterruptedlyFrom to Gerst cker travelled round the world, visiting North and South America, Polynesia and Australia He experienced the California gold rush, crossed the South Pacific on a whaler, and wandered through Australia and experienced a gold rush there On his return to Germany, he settled in LeipzigIn he again went to South America, chiefly with a view to inspecting the German colonies there and reporting on the possibility of diverting the stream of German emigration in this direction The result of his observations and experiences he recorded in Achtzehn Monate in S damerika In he accompanied Duke Ernest of Saxe Coburg Gotha to Egypt and Abyssinia, and on his return settled at Coburg, where he wrote a number of novels descriptive of the scenes he had visitedIn Gerst cker again undertook a long journey, visiting North America, Venezuela and the West Indies He visited Mexico right after the collapse of the Second Mexican Empire, a situation about which he wrote a few passages in one of his books On his return lived first at Dresden and then at Brunswick While preparing for a journey to India, China and Japan, he suffered a fatal cerebral haemorrhage on May , The widely traveled adventurer left an oeuvre of volumes, which he edited himself for his Jena publisher H Costenoble His stories and novels inspired numerous imitators Karl May profited from him and used landscape descriptions as well as subjects and characters Even theatre and movie companies borrowed from his work the plot of the musical Brigadoon was adapted from Gerst cker s short story GermelshausenThe Friedrich Gerst cker Gesellschaft eV Fr G society founded in in Braunschweig offersinformation about Gerst cker and runs a museum about his work.