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Sailing Home

Author : Norman Fischer
ISBN : 9781556439964
Genre : Psychology
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Uses the lessons of Homer's poem about the struggles of an imperfect man trying to reach home along with anecdotes and spiritual insights from the author's own life to illuminate the search for purpose and greater meaning in life felt by many.
Category: Psychology

Sailing For Home A Voyage From Antigua To Ireland

Author : Theo Dorgan
ISBN : 1906614334
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Theo Dorgan's gripping account of a transatlantic voyage on the schooner Spirit of Oysterhaven-from the Caribbean to the coast of his native Cork-is both travelogue and meditation, interior journey and outward voyage of exploration. Dorgan's meticulously exact account of the labour and skills involved could well act as a handbook for anyone prompted to repeat the adventure. His feel for the history of the sea and sailing, drawn from wide reading, is tested against the practical realities of what is involved in such an ambitious undertaking. The qualities of endurance and willingness he must find in himself, the shared experiences that make four individuals into a crew, all these come as a succession of revelations. He brings a poet's eye to the immensities of the ocean, its lore, its mysteries and its secrets. As so many before him, he will learn that what you find on the journey, not the destination, is what matters. "A book for everyone"-Doris Lessing "This book exerts a form of curious hypnosis which stealthily insinuates its rhythms into your mind. It keeps you alert while somehow lulling you into a drift of easy reading. This enticing travelogue's curious spell is slow and incremental, yet all the more potent for being stealthy." -THE SCOTSMAN
Category: Sports & Recreation

Sailing Home

Author : Lori J. Glad
ISBN : 1886028672
Genre : Duluth (Minn.)
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Sailing Home

Author : Tom Basham
ISBN : 9781770973718
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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"My name is Eli Pruparrow, and I'm sailing down the Chesapeake Bay with my friend, Micha Kovnik. In case you don't know, the Chesapeake Bay is one of the biggest bays in the world, and lies smack between Virginia and Maryland. It's full of small fishing villages, islands, and big rivers like the Potomac, James, and Rappahannock. It's really beautiful, but a sailor in the bay has to be careful, there are lots of hazards here and storms come up quick. I might as well tell you how we got here, since it's pretty hard to believe how we ended up in a small boat in the middle of the Chesapeake. We're escapees from one of the worst foster homes ever. I can say this because I'm kind of an expert on foster homes. I've been in a dozen so far."
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Sailing Home

Author : Subhadra Sen Gupta
ISBN : 9788182632271
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Sailing Home

Author : Peter Hancock
ISBN : 0901281999
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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In 1995 Hancock's book, Sailing Out of Silence got him shortlisted for an RYA Nautical Award. Two years later Sailing Into Sunshine earned wide acclaim. This is the third and last book in the trilogy of his adventures in Kylie, in which the author cruises forgotten islands of the Spanish Main where the people speak English, sails in a Belizean trading-smack and crews an eventful 1300-mile delivery trip.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Sailing With Scoundrels And Kings

Author : John Jourdane
ISBN : 0963189611
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Hop aboard for a wild sail across the oceans of the world with John Jourdane. This book chronicles 45 years of John's life sailing with oceans of the world. Travel from sailing sabots in California to sailing with Kings in Europe; from sailing the trade winds of Hawaii and Tahiti to racing around the world in the icy Roaring Forties near Antarctica; from cruising the beautiful atolls of Micronesia to visiting the wild game parks of South Africa. John is one of the world's most experienced offshore sailors, having sailed over 300,000 miles. He has crossed the Pacific Ocean 47 times, the Atlantic 12 times, and has circumnavigated the world 3 times, including 2 Whitbread Round the World Races. If you have an ounce of saltwater in your blood, you will love this book.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Sailing Home

Author : Colin Thompson
ISBN : 0733605508
Genre : Adventure stories
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Sailing Home

Author : Gloria Rand
ISBN : 0735820791
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Captain Madsen's four children fondly recall their exciting experiences sailing with their father and mother on the bark John Ena at the turn of the twentieth century.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

I Shall Sing And Dance In The Rain

Author : Gregory Wilson
ISBN : 9781493159079
Genre : Philosophy
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Gregory Wilson is Jamaican. He is a graduate from the University of the West Indies, at Mona, Jamaica. Mr. Wilson has been teaching for almost all of his adult life. In addition, he has been writing poems since high school. If Gregory has a love for teaching, he has a passion for writing--poems. He has been to several workshops and international poetry competitions. In 2005, he was second place winner at a convention of poets held in Reno, Nevada, by the Famous Poets Society. the kids whom he teaches, as well as his colleagues, and diverse audiences always enjoy listening to him read and recite his poems. Presently, Mr. Wilson teaches English language and literature at a prestigious high school in the Bahamas.
Category: Philosophy