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Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World’s Fastest Clipper Ship

Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World’s Fastest Clipper Ship

STEVEN UJIFUSA, SIMON & SCHUSTER, 448 PP., $29.99, JULY 2018

FOR A BRIEF MOMENT in the middle of the 19th century, U.S. clipper ships were the

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