RUBIN, Louis D.
Title: Small Craft Advisory: A Book about the Building of a Boat. 2nd US in clipped dj
Publisher:  Atlantic Monthly Press, 1991,
Seller ID: 88135
RUBIN, Louis D., Jr. Small Craft Advisory: A Book about the Building of a Boat. N.Y.: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1991). Second Printing. Pp (8),[ix]-xiii,(5),-394,(4). 8vo, white cloth spine, white boards. "When Louis D. Rubin was thirteen, he built a leaky little boat and paddled it out to the edge of the ship channel in Charleston, South Carolina, where he felt the inexorable pull of the water. Fifty years and dozens of boats later - sailboats, powerboats, inboards and outboards - the pull is as strong as ever. [...]funny and literary." - dj. Prologue, epilogue and these Chapters : 1. Adge r's Wharf; 2. Sailboat for Sale; 3. The Search Begun; 4. The Deed Done, Together with Memories of Another; 5. All Systems - Well, Almost All - Are Go;6. Tugboat Captains, River Pilots, and the Craft of Fiction; 7. A Tale of Two Lapstrake Boats; 8. Caribbean Interlude; 9. Projects and Problems; or, The Mary Simpson Strikes Again; 10. The Boat That Didn't Get Built; 11. TheBoat That Did Get Built; 12. So Said the Water Rat; 13. Waning of the Seas on; 14. On Risk-Taking; 15. Craft and Credulity. Vg in price-clipped dj. 17.00