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Voyage of the Manteno The Education of a Modern-Day Expeditioner by John Haslett

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Published by St. Martin"s Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • Sailing - General,
  • Sports & Recreation / Sailing,
  • Sail Boating,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Pacific Ocean,
  • Rafts,
  • Voyages and travels,
  • Sports

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10388723M
ISBN 100312324324
ISBN 109780312324322

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After reading "The Voyage of the Manteno", I can emphatically encourage you to buy a copy for yourself and as a gift. John's writing makes you feel like a member of his crew. Your knees will feel the bounce of the bamboo floor of the raft. The sea will wash over your feet/5.   Read Book Online Now ?book=Read Voyage of the Manteno: The Education of a Modern-Day Expeditioner Ebook Free. Buy Voyage of the Manteno: The Education of a Modern-Day Expeditioner by Haslett, John F. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. With "Voyage" written in , he has written a sailing saga worthy of Melville and Mailer. The book traces the maiden voyage of " Neptune's Car" from her christening in Maine through her almost year long sail around the Horn, ending in San Francisco in There are scores of characters each with a rich backstory throughout its pages/5.