Blue Water, Green Skipper: A Memoir of Sailing Alone Across the Atlantic

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Blue Water, Green Skipper: A Memoir of Sailing Alone Across the Atlantic

Format:  Hardcover,

224 pages

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

Publish Date: Aug 2012

ISBN-13: 9780399161117

ISBN-10: 0399161112

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Stuart Woods had never owned more than a dinghy before setting out on one of the world's most demanding sea voyages, navigating single-handedly across the Atlantic. How, at the age of thirty-seven, did this self-proclaimed novice go from small ponds to the big sea?
Now with a new afterword that looks back at how one transatlantic race changed his life, Woods takes readers on a spectacular journey not just of traveling across the world, but
of being tried in fire, learning by accepting challenges, appreciating the beauty of the open water, and living to tell about it.

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Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Publish Date: Aug 2012
ISBN-13: 9780312561154
ISBN-10: 0312561156
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 183
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.15
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.75 x 10.0 x 1.25

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Biography of Woods, Stuart

Stuart Woods was born in Manchester, Georgia on January 9, 1938. He received a BA in sociology from the University of Georgia in 1959. He worked in the advertising business and eventually wrote two non-fiction books: Blue Water, Green Skipper and A Romantic's Guide to the Country Inns of Britain and Ireland. His first novel, Chiefs, was published in March 1981. It won an Edgar Award and was made into a TV miniseries starring Charlton Heston.

His other works include the Stone Barrington series, the Holly Barker series, the Will Lee series, the Ed Eagle series, and the Rick Barron series. He won France's Prix de Literature Policiere for Imperfect Strangers. Currently, two of his novels, Under the Lake and White Cargo are under development as feature films.

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Stuart Woods had never owned more than a dinghy before setting out on one of the world’s most demanding sea voyages, navigating single-handedly across the Atlantic. How, at the age of thirty-seven, did this self-proclaimed novice go from small ponds to the big sea?

Now with a new afterword that looks back at how one transatlantic race changed his life, Woods takes readers on a spectacular journey not just of traveling across the world, but

of being tried in fire, learning by accepting challenges, appreciating the beauty of the open water, and living to tell about it.

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