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Paper Boats By Mary E. Gould
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While at University I caught polio and landed completely immobile in a respirator. Recovering adequate respiration but still paralysed, I was enabled to become, first, an English lecturer and then to... More > finish, in partial retirement, as a counsellor supervisor. Throughout my life I have become increasingly conscious of the reliability of God's love and guidance.< Less
The boat and the bird By Justin M. Leonard
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This book is and always will be, whatever you want it to be. It has intentions, but it is the reader that gives meaning.
Adrift in a Boat By William Henry Giles Kingston
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Henry Giles Kingston (28 February 1814 – 5 August... More > 1880), often credited as W. H. G. Kingston, was an English writer of boys' adventure novels.William Henry Giles Kingston was born in Harley Street, London on 28 February 1814. He was the eldest son of Lucy Henry Kingston (d.1852) and his wife Frances Sophia Rooke (b.1789), daughter of Sir Giles Rooke, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas. Kingston's paternal grandfather John Kingston (1736-1820) was a Member of Parliament who staunchly supported the Abolition of the Slave Trade, despite having a plantation in Demerara. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Giles_Kingston< Less
The boat they laughed at By max liberson
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Buying a 42' ferro-cement boat for £1500 and what started as a retort to a wind-up led to the adventure of a lifetime. RYA Yachtmaster Max Liberson had been drawn to the sea all his life, but... More > it was the chance acquisition of a yacht that apparently only he could see the potential of that allowed him to fulfil a dream. What followed was a true story of ingenuity, persistence and more anecdotal tales of woe than most sailors would want to admit to as their own. For anyone aiming to make a similar voyage, the story goes into detail of his plans beforehand and the many pitfalls and triumphs he encountered on his 9-month round trip from Battlesbridge in Essex over to the Carribean.< Less
The Boat in the Bay By ALAN KENNEDY
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It is July 1929. Four children arrive for a holiday to find their cottage locked up, the lake flooded, and their little boat inaccessible. Their boating holiday seems over before it had begun. ... More > Initially, this might be the story Arthur Ransome never got round to writing. But these children do not lead a charmed life. They are given to making mistakes and things do not invariably turn out well. Problems that appear solved turn out to be the seeds of something altogether out of control. In a terrifying climax, the children discover the secret of the old boat moored in the bay, but at an awful cost. When courage and resourcefulness are spent there is only luck to draw on, and it is uncertain who will survive. The Boat in the Bay is a book about a time when children roamed the earth. In the same series, The Broken Bell and The Pink House, with the same cast of characters, offer a spellbinding account of a child's first steps in the dark world of art and artists.< Less
The Brimstone Boat By Will Alexander
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"Yet the voice of Will Alexander, who here commemorates Lamantia in his pluperfect poem The Brimstone Boat, rose hardly more than a quarter century later... In this automatistically extended... More > poem, we are witness to the passage of energies from the older to the younger poet, as Alexander charts Lamantia's life and writings across a Renaissance globe... It is here as well that Alexander succeeds Lamantia, who died in 2005, as America's greatest living surrealist poet--as the new poet at the helm on the brimstone boat, on a voyage of 'perpetual exploration.'"--ANDREW JORON The volume starts off with the 81 pages of the title poem, then 14 pages for three shorter poems, followed by 19 pages devoted to a glossary, then 50 pages for the content of four essays, and finally 3 pages of post-notes. On the cover, the frontispiece, and the end page, are three works by the American surrealist Marie Wilson; also included are eight pencil drawings by Will Alexander and two large photographs of Lamantia and Alexander.< Less
The Open Boat and Other Stories By Stephen Crane
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Stranded at Sea With Three Others - Survivor "The Open Boat" is a short story by American author Stephen Crane (1871–1900). First published in 1897, it was based on Crane's... More > experience of surviving a shipwreck off the coast of Florida earlier that year while traveling to Cuba to work as a newspaper correspondent. Crane was stranded at sea for thirty hours when his ship, the SS Commodore, sank after hitting a sandbar. He and three other men were forced to navigate their way to shore in a small boat; one of the men, an oiler named Billie Higgins, drowned after the boat overturned. A volume titled The Open Boat and Other Tales of Adventure was published in the United States in 1898; an edition entitled The Open Boat and Other Stories was published simultaneously in England. About the Author: American author Stephen Crane began writing early in life, and was already a published author by the age of sixteen. Get Your Copy Now.< Less
The Open Boat and Other Stories By Stephen Crane
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Stranded at Sea With Three Others - Survivor "The Open Boat" is a short story by American author Stephen Crane (1871–1900). First published in 1897, it was based on Crane's... More > experience of surviving a shipwreck off the coast of Florida earlier that year while traveling to Cuba to work as a newspaper correspondent. Crane was stranded at sea for thirty hours when his ship, the SS Commodore, sank after hitting a sandbar. He and three other men were forced to navigate their way to shore in a small boat; one of the men, an oiler named Billie Higgins, drowned after the boat overturned. Crane subsequently adapted his report into narrative form, and the resulting short story "The Open Boat" was published in Scribner's Magazine. The story is told from the point of view of an anonymous correspondent, with Crane as the implied author, the action closely resembles the author's experiences after the shipwreck. Get Your Copy Now.< Less
Sunshine Bill & Adrift in a Boat By W.H.G. Kingston
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This pair of novellas by W.H.G. Kingston (known better as one of the primary translators of the works of Jules Verne into English) share a nautical theme. Both stories deal with the lives and... More > adventures of teenage boy sailors and how they survive the rigors and dangers of the oceans in the mid-to-late 1800s. SUNSHINE BILL — Young Bill's father is killed in an accident and his mother is hard-pressed to provide for the family. He befriends a sea captain who offers him a place on his ship and steady income. He survives hurricanes, falling overboard and other mishaps like sharks, hunger, and French sailors to fight. ADRIFT IN A BOAT - On a picnic a family is joined by a midshipman on leave. He and another boy go for a walk on some rocks but get cut off by rising tides. They try to swim but are rescued by an old man in a boat. They drift until they spot a wrecked ship, but are fired on by some privateers. The old man dies and the boys must struggle to get back home.< Less
Tub Boats and the Floating Village By Dorian Weatherley-White
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"Tub-boats", explores the life of a young boy who lives in a floating village on a lake in Cambodia. He is clever and resourceful as his life close to nature offers up its silent mysteries.... More > He must also live with the other children who are not kind to him because he is different. He has a hole in his lip, a cleft lip. Miracles happen as the boy is found by a team of mission doctors who repair the lip and change his life.< Less