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Lake Effect

Lake Effect (ISBN10: 0981737188; ISBN13: 9780981737188)
ISBN13: 978-0981737188
ISBN10: 0981737188

Summary: A deckhand's coming-of-age story of sailing the Great Lakes steamboats during the social and political turbulence of the early 1970s, Lake Effect is a vivid and memorable account, told in a light-hearted and entertaining narrative style, of life aboard the giant ore boats. In the early 1970s, the author sailed on four different US Steel freighters as a deckhand and deckwatch. Ten years later, he enrolled in the Great Lakes Maritime Academy with the intention of becoming a deck officer, and saile
d on the 1000-foot Columbia Star. This humorous yet poignant memoir follows his voyage of self-discovery.
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Summary: A deckhand's coming-of-age story of sailing the Great Lakes steamboats during the social and political turbulence of the early 1970s, Lake Effect is a vivid and memorable account, told in a light-hearted and entertaining narrative style, of life aboard the giant ore boats. In the early 1970s, the author sailed on four different US Steel freighters as a deckhand and deckwatch. Ten years later, he enrolled in the Great Lakes Maritime Academy with the intention of becoming a deck officer, and sailed on the 1000-foot Columbia Star. This humorous yet poignant memoir follows his voyage of self-discovery....show less

Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Gale Force Press
Published: 08/01/2008
International: No



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