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First you have to row a little boat : reflections on life and living

Author: Richard Bode
Publisher: New York, NY : Warner Books, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the bestselling tradition of Harold Kushner and Robert Fulghum, this inspiring little volume uses sailing as a metaphor for embarking upon the journey of life. Sailors and non-sailors alike will  Read more...

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Named Person: Richard Bode; Richard Bode
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Bode
ISBN: 0446516813 9780446516815 0446670030 9780446670036
OCLC Number: 26551709
Description: 202 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Mariner's Rhyme --
The first thing you have to do is learn to row a little boat --
"A boy's will is the wind's will ..." --
I listen to the wind ... and the wind tells me what to do --
Who made this boat? --
The shortest distance between two points is a zigzag line --
"In irons" --
Going with the wind --
Becalmed --
Unfounded fears --
Fogbound --
Of knots, loops, bends, and hitches --
A forgiving boat --
A lazy sailor at heart --
Like a boat without a rudder --
A boat is a she / A boat is a he --
True and apparent wind --
In praise of sailing masters --
When to sell a sloop --
Winds of memory.
Responsibility: Richard Bode.
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