A Steady Trade: A Boyhood at Sea

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This story of a childhood in Wales and a boyhood on the arduous "sail-in-trade" of northern Europe before World War II is a nostalgic reminiscence of a lost world. It is a story of life in a Welsh countryside still steeped in the 19th century, of a time when shanty-singing sailors fought the weather to deliver bricks, coal, and even animals around the world, and of a young boy who wanted to experience it all. Peopled with characters ranging from the author's mentor, "Goodness Gracious" Jenkins, to an ageless sea captain, ...

A Steady Trade: A Boyhood at Sea 1997, Thomas Reed Publications, London

ISBN-13: 9781853109119

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A Steady Trade: A Boyhood at Sea 1984, Triad Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780586060568

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A Steady Trade: A Boyhood at Sea 1982, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312761387

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A Steady Trade: A Boyhood at Sea 1982, Sheridan House

ISBN-13: 9781574090185

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A Steady Trade: A Boyhood at Sea 1982, The Bodley Head Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780370304724

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