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The Way of a Ship

A Square-Rigger Voyage in the Last Days of Sail

The Way of a Ship( )
Author: Lundy, Derek
ISBN:978-0-06-621012-4
Publication Date:Apr 2003
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.95
Book Description:

When, as a young man in the 1880s, Benjamin Lundy signed up for unimaginably hard duty aboard a square-rigged commercial sailing vessel -- one destined for a treacherous, white-knuckle passage around that notorious "graveyard of ships," Cape Horn -- he had no idea that his experience would also provide a window into an epochal transition that would fundamentally change man's relation to the sea.

A century later, Derek Lundy, author of the bestselling Godforsaken Sea and an...
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Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: Transportation / Ships & Shipbuilding / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.261 Inches
Book Weight:1.478 Pounds



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