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

Author: John Kretschmer
Publisher: Dobbs Ferry, NY : Sheridan House, 2003, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
""Wildly festooned with adventure, romance and outrageous character.""--Miami Herald ""A book of rollicking good humor and abundant common sense that any sailor will find hard to put down.""--Brian Fagan ""Filled with a myriad of sea stories ... all delivered with a wry and self-deprecating sense of humor.""--SAILING.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kretschmer, John.
Flirting with Mermaids : The Unpredictable Life of a Sailboat Delivery Skipper.
Lanham : Sheridan House, ©2003
Named Person: John Kretschmer; John Kretschmer
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Kretschmer
ISBN: 9781574093414 157409341X
OCLC Number: 857066004
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 204 pages :) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Chapter 1: A Shallow-Water Appointment; Chapter 2: A Show of Presence; Chapter 3: Famous; Chapter 4: Yacht Delivery 101; Chapter 5: A Waterfront Office; Chapter 6: Red Sky by Morn; Chapter 7: She Drives Me Crazy; Chapter 8: Just another Crossing; Chapter 9: Force Unlucky; Chapter 10: A Home Delivery.
Responsibility: John Kretschmer.


The adventure-laden tales of a sailboat delivery skipper, in his own words. Consistently captivating, John Kretschmer's stories are alternately funny and harrowing.  Read more...


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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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