Flashcards in chp. 23 - love Deck (11):
what did Captain Whitfield tell Manjiro before leaving on the sea voyage?
"You are the man of the house now."
what book does Manjiro discover?
The New American Practical Navigator
why was the book so important to Manjiro?
it held the secrets to ocean navigation
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
how does having the book make Manjiro feel?
like the most powerful man on earth
why does Manjiro tkae on odd jobs to earn money?
to purchase his own copy of the book
what is the name of the Whitfield's fist child?
the smell of the new baby reminds Manjiro of:
his baby sister in Japan
what color are the baby's eyes?
liquid blue -- the color of the sea
Manjiro compares the baby's new face to:
a polished jewel