The Open Boat

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As a well-paid war correspondent, Crane was shipwrecked en route to Cuba in early 1897.

He and a small party of passengers spent 30 hours adrift off the coast of Florida, an experience which Crane would later transform into his most famous short story, The Open Boat, in 1898.

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