Lady's Captivity among Chinese Pirates in the Chinese Seas
This thrilling narrative recounts the true story of Fanny Loviot, a wealthy, young French girl who was kidnapped at sea. After setting sail for California in 1855, Fanny's boat was overtaken by Chinese pirates who held her hostage and demanded a ransom. This personal account follows her trying time in captivity, as well as her dramatic rescue by British authorities.
Transcriber's Note: Inconsistent hyphenation in the original document has been preserved. Obvious typographical errors have been corrected. For a complete list, please see the end of this document.
A LADY'S CAPTIVITY AMONG CHINESE PIRATES IN The Chinese Seas.
TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH OF MADEMOISELLE FANNY LOVIOT, BY AMELIA B. EDWARDS.
LONDON: GEO. ROUTLEDGE & CO., FARRINGDON STREET; AND 18, BEEKMAN STREET, NEW YORK.
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