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The Water in Between A stint in the army and a broken heart lead Patterson to the dock of a sailboat brokerage on Vancouver Island, where he stands contemplating the romance of the ocean. His plan is to sail to Tahiti and back while burning away his failings in hard miles at sea. Full description
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"A first rate, quietly enthralling account othat belongs on the shelf with Theroux's Happy Isles of Oceania, Raban's sailings, and the work of landlubber Chatwin." Christopher Buckley, The New York Times Book Review"[A]n old fashioned story of personal adventure that probes its own themes with subversive intelligence." The New York Times "If a klutz like Patterson can sail to the South Seas, so can you. But writing about it this well is something else again." Outside About the Author:
Kevin Patterson lives in Canada and is a practicing doctor. This is his first book.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 2001. Paperback. Condition: Used; Acceptable. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. The book is perfectly readable and fit for use, although it shows signs of previous ownership. The spine is likely creased and the cover scuffed or slightly torn. Textbooks will typically have an amount of underlining and/or highlighting, as well as notes. If this book is over 5 years old, then please expect the pages to be yellowing or to have age spots. Damaged book. Please note this is a damaged book. The condition of this book is as stated above, however this book is slightly damaged in some way. Typically a grazed corner or torn cover. Thanks. Seller Inventory # CHL2846073
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 2001. Paperback. Condition: Good. Fast Dispatch. Expedited UK Delivery Available. Excellent Customer Service. Ex Library. Seller Inventory # BBI188566
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 2001. Paperback. Condition: Used; Good. Box damaged but books are in good condition. Seller Inventory # 2594732
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Book Description Penguin Books, 2001. Paperback. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Good condition paperback pictorial cover no DJ. 289 pages good and clean with clear print. 'The joy of this book is that Patterson sees the absurd side of his adventure - A lovely book about isolation and company, about growing up, about wonder and disillusion. It is a hymn to setting off cross and coming home content. No foxing, previous owner has written name inside front cover. Seller Inventory # 016969
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 2001. Paperback. Condition: Good. New Ed. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0140290915