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ISBN:
1902964047
Author:
Richard Woodman
Category:
Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Language:
English
Publisher:
Avid Publications (July 18, 2002)
Pages:
260 pages
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1851 kb
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1196 kb
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1875 kb
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BLUE FUNNEL - VOYAGE EAST book. Richard Woodman became an indentured midshipman in cargo liners at 16 and has sailed in a variety of ships, serving from apprentice to captain.

BLUE FUNNEL - VOYAGE EAST book. He remains a professional sailor and in 1978 won the Marine Society's Harmer Award. Books by Richard Woodman

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