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Dark wind : a survivor's tale of love and loss

Author: Gordon Chaplin
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An account of Chaplin's mid-life romance with Susan Atkinson and its tragic end in a typhoon in the Marshall Islands.
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Named Person: Susan Atkinson; Gordon Chaplin; Gordon Chaplin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Chaplin
ISBN: 0871137437 9780871137432
OCLC Number: 40305598
Description: vi, 225 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: That evening sun --
Our luxury. Into the blue ; Excuses --
Futile the winds. ; Peccadillo ; Heroes ; Ah, the sea! ; Hawaii --
Rowing in Eden. Outfitting ; "Might I but moor" ; Portents ; Paradise --
Wild nights. Typhoon Gay ; The voice ; Tough questions --
Done with the compass. Thanksgiving ; Fathers and daughters ; Easter Sunday --
A heart in port. Who I am ; Dreams ; Up at the farm ; Where are we going?
Responsibility: Gordon Chaplin.

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This brave and searing testament recounts the author's experience of a catastrophic sailing journey that he and his partner, Susan Atkinson, undertook across the Pacific--an idyllic escapade that  Read more...

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