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Containers have been of interest to me since I realized their impact on world trade and then saw them used as shops (by the locals) and dwellings (by the US military) in... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Steve Kohn
good writing. pleasant to read.
i skipped some asides. but he writes sweetly and pleasantly
I finished the book in a few days. thank you
You Won't Find it Here. I was looking for a good read on day-today life aboard container ships. This is clearly not it. Read morePublished 12 months ago by A Seattle Buyer
Fascinating in depth read about the container shipping industry and the folks who make it work, especially the on board crews.Published on July 15, 2012 by roadsterman
I am a former employee of P&O Nedlloyd; the company that owned the ship this book was named for. I've been looking forward to reading this book hoping to relive some of the glory... Read morePublished on June 7, 2011 by Outback Jim
Book is great,Author Goes along On a Container Ship(Colombo Bay)With P&O NEDLLOYD(NO LONGER EXISTS AS OF 2008 MERGED INTO MAERSK LINE,Travels Around the World, From New York To SRI... Read morePublished on February 23, 2009 by Jose Lopez
You would think that this book is primarily about the modern industry of container shipping on the high seas, and there is some content along those lines. Read morePublished on February 7, 2009 by David Michmerhuizen
Pollak's book is --believe it or not-- a real page-turner! The Publishers Weekly review has it exactly right: literary journalism of the first order, right up there with McPhee. Read morePublished on March 11, 2006 by James Monaco
Not much to add to other reviewer's comments, only that I found this book to be riveting and informative. Read morePublished on February 12, 2006 by Eric C. Welch