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

Author: Richard Bode
Publisher: New York : Grand Central ; London : Little, Brown [distributor], 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The national bestseller is repackaged and resissued with a stunning foreword by no.1 New York Times bestselling author Jeffrey Zaslow.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Bode
ISBN: 9780446670036 0446670030
OCLC Number: 793690179
Notes: Originally published: New York: Warner, 1993.
Description: 1 volume ; 22 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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Bode uses his great love of sailing as a metaphor for the tides of life... Determinedly inspirational, this book will appeal to admirers of Robert Fulghum. Publisher's Weekly Bode is adept at pulling Read more...

 
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