History lovers will appreciate the book THE ADVENTURES OF JOHN JEWITT, the illustrated true story that inspired our epic novel Into the Americas. The book contains the complete diary entries English seaman John Jewitt made during his time as a captive of the Mowachahts of Nootka Sound, Vancouver Island, in the early 1800s.

Jewitt was one of only two survivors when fierce warriors slaughtered twenty-five of his crewmates aboard the brig, the Boston, in Nootka Sound. More than two years of captivity followed.

Thanks to Jewitt’s fondness for the written word and his diligence in maintaining his diary entries throughout his captivity, we have been left with an intriguing insight into his life, and into the lives of First Nations people. His account is made all the more extraordinary by virtue of the fact that such interaction between whites and the tribes of the Pacific Northwest was virtually unheard of and certainly never before (and seldom since) written about in such detail.

The Adventures of John Jewitt, and the novel it inspired, are available via Amazon as paperbacks and Kindle ebooks. The link to the former is: https://www.amazon.com/ADVENTURES-JOHN-JEWITT-inspired-Illustrated-ebook/dp/B07C36WL37/

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