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20%OFFA J. Mackinnon - The Unlikely Voyage of Jack De Crow: A Mirror Odyssey from North Wales to the Black Sea - 9781574091526 - V9781574091526
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The Unlikely Voyage of Jack De Crow: A Mirror Odyssey from North Wales to the Black Sea

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Description for The Unlikely Voyage of Jack De Crow: A Mirror Odyssey from North Wales to the Black Sea Paperback. Mackinnon recounts his own fascinating journey from north Wales to the Black Sea in a small Mirror dinghy. A marvelous madcap adventure, told with verve and humor by the indefatigable 'captain.' Num Pages: 356 pages, 60 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: BG; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 153 x 25. Weight in Grams: 472.
Equipped with his cheerful optimism and a pith helmet, this Odysseus in a dinghy takes you with him from the borders of north Wales to the Black Sea - 4,900 kilometers over salt and fresh water, under sail, at oars, or at the end of a tow rope - through twelve countries, 282 locks, and numerous trials and adventures, including an encounter with Balkan pirates.

Product Details

Publisher
Sheridan House
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
Number of Pages
356
Place of Publication
Lanham, United States
ISBN
9781574091526
SKU
V9781574091526
Shipping Time
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About A J. Mackinnon
A.J. Mackinnon was born in Australia in 1963. He got hDiploma in Education and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, Linguistics and Anglo-Saxon from the University of Adelaide. His teaching career started at Westminster school, Adelaide, where he taught English and Drama for four years. AFter this time he traveled overland England by yacht, hitch-hiking, river-canoe and even horseback-spending ... Read more

Reviews for The Unlikely Voyage of Jack De Crow: A Mirror Odyssey from North Wales to the Black Sea
...[a] blend of high adventure, immeasureable charm and comedy...
Latitudes & Attitudes
...a wonderful idea for a book
a series of ever bolder improvisations...undertaken in praise of the spirit of adventure.
Times Literary Supplement
...one of the most original and entertaining books on sailing and voyaging to come out in years.
Sailing
...the cavalier attitude, ... Read more

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