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Lamanon at Sea

Fiction Naomi J. Williams

It is the afternoon of August 26, 1785, and Jean-Honoré-Robert de Paul, chevalier de Lamanon, has just returned to the Boussole, exhilarated and exhausted after a successful ascent of the Peak of Tenerife.

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​Naomi J. Williams received an M.A. in creative writing from the University of California, Davis. Her short fiction has appeared in The Southern Review, American Short Fiction, The Gettysburg Review, ZYZZYVA, and The Colorado Review, and she is the recipient of a 2009 Pushcart Prize. “Lamanon at Sea” is part of a collection of linked short stories about the La Pérouse expedition. She lives in Davis, California. 


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