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Author: Jean Silverwood; John Silverwood
Publisher: Pymble, N.S.W. : HarperCollins Publishers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"Successful businessman John Silverwood and his wife, Jean, both experienced sailors, decided the time was right to give their four children a taste of thrilling life on the high seas. And indeed their journey aboard the fifty-five-foot catamaran Emerald Jane would have many extraordinary and profound moments, whether it was the peaceful late-night watches John enjoyed under the stunning celestial sky or the elation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Silverwood; John Silverwood; John Silverwood
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Silverwood; John Silverwood
ISBN: 9780732288310 0732288312
OCLC Number: 246626304
Description: 273 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Book 1. A heart-shaped reef --
The dark --
The mast --
An irrational calm --
Whose fault? --
The thing about Dad --
Working with the waves --
Growing up at sea --
Shooting the moon --
Another day in paradise --
Seeing things --
An explosion --
Book 2. Angels --
Coals from Newcastle --
The "Julia Anne's" fate --
The lifeline --
The third break --
The monster --
A shared dawn --
An island home --
Escape plans --
The reef back home.
Responsibility: Jean & John Silverwood.

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It was a case of now or never for Jean and John when they decided to give their four young children a taste of adventure on the high seas. Their bold decision to leave behind their everyday lives to  Read more...

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