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Flashcards in chp. 23 - love Deck (11):
1

what did Captain Whitfield tell Manjiro before leaving on the sea voyage?

"You are the man of the house now."

2

what book does Manjiro discover?

The New American Practical Navigator

3

why was the book so important to Manjiro?

it held the secrets to ocean navigation

4

the title page of the book proclaimed it contained:

the epitome of navigation, all tables necessary for determining the latitude and longitude by lunar observation, and a complete reckoning at sea

5

how does having the book make Manjiro feel?

like the most powerful man on earth

6

why does Manjiro tkae on odd jobs to earn money?

to purchase his own copy of the book

7

what is the name of the Whitfield's fist child?

William Henry

8

the smell of the new baby reminds Manjiro of:

his baby sister in Japan

9

what color are the baby's eyes?

liquid blue -- the color of the sea

10

Manjiro compares the baby's new face to:

a polished jewel

11

what does Manjiro wish for the new baby in the future?

to become a captain of a three-mastered barque, to sail to Japan, and visit him in Japan as a brother