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NORTH ATLANTIC ODYSSEY Sailing to the Arctic Circle

by Gould, Robert S

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket

NY: St. Martin's Press. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. 031202956X; Top of spine is moderately bumped, else binding is clean, sound and unworn. Contents are clean and unworn, with no writing or other entries in the text. Minor wear on clean, complete DJ. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 1989. X + 229pp. Black boards, bright gold spine lettering. Frontispiece diagram. 3p maps. 16p b/w photos. TRUE ADVENTURE. In 1982, Dr. Robert Gould, his wife, and their three children set out to cross the Atlantic. Unexpected hazards threatened their survival and challenged Gould in all his roles - as navigator , physician, repairman, father, and spouse. They made it to Ireland and crossed the tempestuous North Sea, reaching the Arctic Circle and picking their way past Norway's wind-blasted outer islands. The Goulds subsequently explored the coasts of France and Spain. "Dr. Gould, a practicing surgeon, has a poet's eye and ear. He also has the practical frame of mind essential to safe cruising. He relates in detail how he handled the hazards of blue water sailing; repairs at sea; heavy weather seamanship; maintenance under way; seasickness; and navigation in unfamiliar, poorly chartered waters. This is an eloquent, inspirational, and instructive account of a family's unity in the face of danger, and their joy in the midst of hauntingly beautiful seascapes and mountains. "; 8-1/2" Tall; 229 pages .
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 44606
  • Title: NORTH ATLANTIC ODYSSEY Sailing to the Arctic Circle
  • Author: Gould, Robert S
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 031202956X
  • ISBN 13: 9780312029562
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1989
  • Bookseller catalogs: ADVENTURE;


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