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The Greatest Sailing Stories Ever Told

Twenty-Seven Unforgettable Stories (Greatest)

by Christopher Caswell

  • 320 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by The Lyons Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sailing,
  • Short stories,
  • True Stories,
  • Sports,
  • Sailing - General,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • General,
  • Sports & Recreation / Sailing,
  • Fiction,
  • Sea stories, American,
  • Sea stories, English

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8861313M
    ISBN 101592283195
    ISBN 109781592283194

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    The Greatest Sailing Stories Ever Told: Twenty-Seven Unforgettable Stories. Globe Pequot Press, The, Paperback. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend If any story can be considered the greatest tale ever told, Homer’s Odyssey has a better claim than most. Twenty-four books long, it runs to more t lines of hexameter verse (the poetic.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Close encounters / Pete Goss --The story of sailing / James Thurber --The Fisherman's Cup races / Sterling Hayden --The making of a yachtsman / Conrad Miller --All at sea / Ray Whitaker --Epilogue / Ernest K.

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