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Looking For A Ship

Pub Date : 2011-04-01 | Author : John McPhee | Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 9781429958110
ISBN 13 : 1429958111

This is an extraordinary tale of life on the high seas aboard one of the last American merchant ships, the S.S. Stella Lykes, on a forty-two-day journey from Charleston down the Pa..


Looking For A Ship

Pub Date : 1990-09-15 | Author : John McPhee | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9780374190774
ISBN 13 : 0374190771

Recounts a voyage of one of the last great American merchant ships, the "Stella Lykes," revealing a wealth of maritime lore as crew members tell stories of their careers on the oce..



Ship Breaker

Pub Date : 2010-05-01 | Author : Paolo Bacigalupi | Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN 10 : 031608168X
ISBN 13 : 9780316081689

This thrilling bestseller and National Book Award Finalist is a gritty, high-stakes adventure of a teenage boy faced with conflicting loyalties, set in a dark future America devast..


Pirate Hunters

Pub Date : 2015-06-16 | Author : Robert Kurson | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9780812996524
ISBN 13 : 0812996526

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY CHICAGO TRIBUNE • A thrilling adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by ..


Uncommon Carriers

Pub Date : 2006-05-16 | Author : John McPhee | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 0374280398
ISBN 13 : 9780374280390

McPhee's books are about real people in real places. Over the past eight years, McPhee has spent considerable time in the company of people who work in freight transportation. This..


How To Avoid Huge Ships

Pub Date : 1993 | Author : John W. Trimmer | Publisher : Cornell Maritime Pr/Tidewater Pub

ISBN 10 : UVA:35007000160691
ISBN 13 :

You are the owner-captain of a luxury fifty-foot trawler motoring across the bay with your family and a few friends one balmy summer evening. Off in the distance, beyond the bridge..