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Good read, a bit dated but well written and informative. Buy as a cd for great cer travel listening.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Again, John McPhee really researches his subject matter, good stuff.Published 4 months ago by Helen Williams
I read looking for a ship in the early 90's when it first was published. Like all John McPhee books, it allows you to experience a new world through the adventures of the author. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Richard D. Guba
Interesting book about one who chooses to ship out and spend time working on the seas. Very enjoyable read, he takes you out there and explains the workings of a ship's crew.Published 11 months ago by Sops
Wonderful, interesting book. Learned quite a bit about the Merchant Marine and international ships.Published 12 months ago by Barbara Johnson
Very disappointed. Failed to grab me at all. I chose to read it because my father was in the Merchant Marine. This book gives no history or background of the MM at all. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Anne Martin
I like this book for several reasons:
It is realistic: sorts "g" rated for a ship.
You see, I shipped for Lykes Bros through the National Maritime... Read more