Author(s): Martin Dugard
James Cook never laid eyes on the sea until he was in his teens. He then began an extraordinary rise from farm-boy to the hallowed rank of captain of the Royal Navy, leading three historic journeys that would forever link his name with fearless exploration. This book explores his amazing life.
Prologue: Newport, Rhode IslandPART ONE - LAND OF HOPES AND DREAMSLand of Hopes and DreamsAdam Raised CainIn the NavyPoliticsPART TWO - ENDEAVOUR: LIVING ON THE EDGE OF THE WORLDThe Great EndeavourRioThe Promised LandRendezvousCoasting on the Edge of the WorldTrappedPART THREE - FIRST RESOLUTION: FARTHER THAN ANY MANLocal HeroIceCannibalsThe Forbidden LandsHomeward BoundPART FOUR - LAST RESOLUTIONFameThe Call of AdventureRum, Sodomy and the LashNorthLonoEpilogue: Captain Cook, Hawaii