1897Author Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) published Captains Courageous.People and Communities, Arts and Culture, Literary History, Notable People

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Art & Architecture Collection, The New York Public Library, Captains Courageous, New York Public Library Digital Collections. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0d94f8b0-c5d4-012f-37a8-58d385a7bc34
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In 1892, the author Rudyard Kipling met Dr. James Conland, who had grown up on Cape Cod and during his youth, had worked at sea with the Gloucester fishing fleet on the Grand Banks. Kipling was interested in Dr. Conland’s stories of the lives of fishermen and embarked on the research of the novel that became Captains Courageous. The story follows Harvey Cheyne Jr., the spoiled son of a railroad tycoon, who is saved from drowning by a Portuguese fisherman. Later, the book was adapted for film, TV, and the theater.

“Kipling in Gloucester, Mass.” The Kipling Society, 23 Aug. 2021, https://www.kiplingsociety.co.uk/kip_glos1.htm.
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