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ISBN: 0517076314 / ISBN-13: 9780517076316

Coasting: A Private Voyage


In 1982, while British troops were sailing to war in the Falklands, Jonathan Raban began a long journey around the British Isles. His three-thousand ... Show synopsis

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  • Coasting: A Private Voyage (Random House Value Publishing) – Hardcover (1992)
    by Jonathan Raban

    Coasting: A Private Voyage
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    Hardcover, Random House Value Publishing

    ISBN: 0517076314
    ISBN-13: 9780517076316

    Put Jonathan Raban on a boat and the results will be fascinating, and never more so than when he's sailing around the serpentine, 2,000-mile coast of his native England. In this acutely perceived and beautifully written book, the bestselling author of Bad Land turns that voyage-which coincided with the Falklands war of 1982-into an occasion for meditations on his country, his childhood, and the elusive notion of home. Whether he's chatting with bored tax exiles on the Isle of Man, wrestling down a mainsail during a titanic ... Show more

  • 1. Hardcover, Random House Value Publishing, 1992


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