Jella: From Lagos to Liverpool - A Woman at Sea in a Man's World

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This is Dea Birkett's story of her voyage from Lagos, along the West African coast and across the ocean to Liverpool, as a member of crew on a working cargo vessel - the only woman on board. It traces her slow, awkward progress from being a girl in a flowery dress who walked up the gangway in Apapa Docks, Lagos, to the boiler-suited cadet called "Jella" - "small boy" in the language of the Sierra Leonean crew. The book is also a testament to the men the author sailed with, the last of those who have been working the West ...

Jella: From Lagos to Liverpool - A Woman at Sea in a Man's World 1994, Gollancz, London

ISBN-13: 9780575055414

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Jella: From Lagos to Liverpool - A Woman at Sea in a Man's World 1993, Gollancz, London

ISBN-13: 9780575056954

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