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Looking for a ship / John McPhee.

Author/Creator:
McPhee, John, 1931-
Publication:
New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 1991.
Format/Description:
Book
241 pages ; 21 cm
Edition:
First paperback edition.
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Subjects:
Stella Lykes (Ship).
Seafaring life.
United States Merchant Marines.
Summary:
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 Pacific coast of South America. As the crew of the Stella Lykes makes their ocean voyage, they tell stories of other runs and other ships, tales of disaster, stupidity, greed, generosity, and courage.
Notes:
"First paperback edition published in 1991"--Title page verso.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy is fifth printing, 2000.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1991
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0374523193 (pbk.)
9780374523190 (pbk.)
OCLC:
779706513