Looking for a Ship.

McPhee, John.

Published by Farrar Straus & Giroux, New York, 1990
From Gregor Rare Books (Langley, WA, U.S.A.)

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A Near Fine copy in Fine unclipped dust jacket. John McPhee tells the story of one merchant seaman, andy Chase, and his life aboard a merchant ship and the dwindling opportunites for future jobs as the American merchant fleet shrinks dramatically. The story traces McPhee's forty-two day journey with Chase along the Pacific coast during which we learn the history and special calling of the merchant marines. Bookseller Inventory # 22768

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Title: Looking for a Ship.

Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux, New York

Publication Date: 1990

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition

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