The Resource Sailing in circles, goin' somewhere : not your typical boat story : a memoir, Finley Martin

Sailing in circles, goin' somewhere : not your typical boat story : a memoir, Finley Martin

Label
Sailing in circles, goin' somewhere : not your typical boat story : a memoir
Title
Sailing in circles, goin' somewhere
Title remainder
not your typical boat story : a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Finley Martin
Title variation
Sailing in circles, going somewhere
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Not all dreams have happy endings. Sailing in Circles, Goin' Somewhere is the funny, bittersweet memoir of a Prince Edward Island man who, over seven years, builds a classic 1930s wooden sailboat and, in 2004, attempts to circumnavigate eastern North America. The author leaves a small fishing port on the Island and tracks along the rugged coast, up the St. Lawrence River, and through the Great Lakes. Alone, he encounters heavy fog, near-collisions with freighters, mechanical breakdowns, enormous seas, several brushes with disaster, and even a hostile reception at one French-speaking port. He meets odd and curious people. It all comes to an inglorious and mundane end when the author and his boat, the Arja D., are stuck in, of all places, Peoria, Illinois. Was it worth it? Maybe."--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martin, Finley
Dewey number
797.124092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Martin, Finley
  • Authors, Canadian
  • Sailors
  • Sailing
  • Canada, Eastern
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / General
  • Sailing
  • Sailors
  • Travel
  • Canada, Eastern
  • Prince Edward Island
Label
Sailing in circles, goin' somewhere : not your typical boat story : a memoir, Finley Martin
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
286 p.
Isbn
9781771086332
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1023598946
  • (OCoLC)on1023598946
Label
Sailing in circles, goin' somewhere : not your typical boat story : a memoir, Finley Martin
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
286 p.
Isbn
9781771086332
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1023598946
  • (OCoLC)on1023598946

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