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Once upon a Gypsy Moon : a memoir : an improbable voyage and one man's yearning for redemption

Author: Michael C Hurley
Publisher: New York : Center Street, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Michael Hurley, an experienced attorney and former professional sailor, returns to the sea to give us a thought-provoking memoir of a man's yearning for redemption and renewal in the wake of infidelity, divorce, and failure"--Provided by the publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hurley, Michael C.
Once upon a Gypsy Moon.
New York : Center Street, 2013
(DLC) 2012041841
(OCoLC)806015288
Named Person: Michael C Hurley; Michael C Hurley; Michael C Hurley
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael C Hurley
ISBN: 9781455578894 1455578894 9781455529346 1455529346
OCLC Number: 843125732
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 264 pages)
Contents: To sail --
A voyage begins --
Weather signs --
A voyage lost --
Preparations for sea --
A time to go --
Whistling in the graveyard --
Landfall Beaufort --
A homecoming --
An unlikely adventurer --
What Dean Martin knew --
A moment of indecision --
A wanderer's vigil --
A voice in the darkness --
Thanksgiving --
A cold rain --
A simple vessel --
A following sea --
A yearning --
Africa beckons --
A harbor homecoming --
The siren's song --
The promised land --
The pearl of great price --
The secret --
The story --
Gathering stones --
Casting away --
The passage --
On right marriage --
A mystery unfolds --
An immodest proposal --
A boy's will --
A moment of truth --
A plan in earnest --
To sea at last --
The crossing --
Atlantis rising --
Landfall Nassau --
Coming ashore --
Sailors and lunatics --
A pilgrim's tale --
Golden calves --
What the nomad knows --
Journey of the Magi --
The stranger --
Maiden voyage --
The perfect mahimahi --
The voyage to come --
The loss of the Gypsy Moon.
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Poignant without being maudlin and spiritual without being sanctimonious...A striking memoir of personal discovery. -- Kirkus Reviews * Kirkus Reviews *

 
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