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As a well-paid war correspondent, Crane was shipwrecked en route to Cuba in early 1897. He and a small party of passengers spent thirty hours adrift off the coast of Florida, an experience which Crane would later transform into his most famous short story, "The Open Boat,” in 1898.

A harrowing tale, H. G. Wells considered this the pinnacle of Crane’s work.

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  • “An imperishable gem.”

    H. G. Wells

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Carrie | 2/17/2014

    " How would it feel to be out at sea with a few other survivors of a sunken ship? What would you be feeling when you can see the shore but can't reach it? Live through this experience with the four men in this story. A beautifully written and very human story. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Becky Jo Gesteland | 2/5/2014

    " I get more out of this story every time I read it. A classic. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jane Stubbs | 1/27/2014

    " actually not that bad of a story. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Michelle | 1/20/2014

    " This is a great book if you believe in determinism. I don't. "

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