Charles Nordhoff (1830-1901)

Charles Nordhoff , 1830-1901, was an American journalist and author, born in Westphalia. After emigrating with his family to Cincinnati in 1835 he served in the US Navy (1844-47) and later on whaling and fishing ships. As well as a journalist and author he was a leading political commentator of his day.

His grandson, Charles Bernard Nordhoff (1887-1947) was also an HNF author, writing  with J. N. Hall.

Many of his novels are not copyright in many countries and some are available as free eBooks

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Year  Book  Comment
  Man of War Life  A boy's experience in the United States Navy, during a voyage around the world, in a ship of the line 
  The Boys Own Sea Stories Being the Adventures of a Sailor in the Navy, Merchant Service and on a Whaling Cruise

 

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