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Flirting with mermaids : the unpredictable life of a sailboat delivery skipper

Author: John Kretschmer
Publisher: Dobbs Ferry, NY : Sheridan House, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The adventure-laden tales of a sailboat delivery skipper, in his own words. Consistently captivating, John Kretschmer's stories are alternately funny and harrowing.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Kretschmer; John Kretschmer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kretschmer
ISBN: 1574090550 9781574090550 1574091646 9781574091649
OCLC Number: 40193594
Description: xii, 204 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A shallow-water appointment --
A show of presence --
Famous --
Yacht delivery --
A waterfront office --
Red sky by morn --
She drives me crazy --
Just another crossing --
Force unlucky --
A home delivery.
Responsibility: John Kretschmer.

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John Kretschmer has an easygoing style that will ingratiate the reader from the very start of this book. It is a look at what a life at sea can mean to a person, and it is extremely well-written and Read more...

 
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