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The Resource How to build a boat : a father, his daughter, and the unsailed sea, Jonathan Gornall

How to build a boat : a father, his daughter, and the unsailed sea, Jonathan Gornall

Label
How to build a boat : a father, his daughter, and the unsailed sea
Title
How to build a boat
Title remainder
a father, his daughter, and the unsailed sea
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Gornall
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
British journalist Gornall beautifully documents the year he spent building a wooden boat for his young daughter. After being an absentee dad to his grown son, the 58-year-old hoped one day to teach his two-year-old to navigate, believing that "the sea is the sworn ally of imagination." Owning almost no tools and having no woodworking skills, Gornall, living on England's eastern coast, gave himself a crash course in boatbuilding from books and experts and bought what seemed at first an "utterly indecipherable" schematic plan with the hopes that he could finish the project in a year
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CMI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gornall, Jonathan
Dewey number
920
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
VM140.G67
LC item number
A3 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gornall, Jonathan
  • Gornall, Jonathan
  • Gornall, Jonathan
  • Boatbuilding
  • Ocean travel
  • Boats and boating
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Journalists
Target audience
adult
Label
How to build a boat : a father, his daughter, and the unsailed sea, Jonathan Gornall
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in Great Britain in 2018 by Simon & Schuster UK Ltd."--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dear Phoebe... -- View from a Bridge -- A Retreat from Suez -- Rudderless -- Red Boat -- A Chance Encounter -- The League of Dead Experts -- Say Hello to My Little Friend -- First, Take Your Tree -- First Cut -- Ridickerous -- A Jigsaw Puzzle -- Wonky, but Close Enough -- Eastward Ho! -- Over She Goes -- Nailing It -- To Hull and Back -- Pirates and Fairies -- Very, Very Slowly Does It -- Sunny-Side Up Again -- A Return to Suez -- A Ship at Last
Control code
sky295020991
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xii, 324 pages
Isbn
9781501199394
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
nj 05/19
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
How to build a boat : a father, his daughter, and the unsailed sea, Jonathan Gornall
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in Great Britain in 2018 by Simon & Schuster UK Ltd."--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dear Phoebe... -- View from a Bridge -- A Retreat from Suez -- Rudderless -- Red Boat -- A Chance Encounter -- The League of Dead Experts -- Say Hello to My Little Friend -- First, Take Your Tree -- First Cut -- Ridickerous -- A Jigsaw Puzzle -- Wonky, but Close Enough -- Eastward Ho! -- Over She Goes -- Nailing It -- To Hull and Back -- Pirates and Fairies -- Very, Very Slowly Does It -- Sunny-Side Up Again -- A Return to Suez -- A Ship at Last
Control code
sky295020991
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xii, 324 pages
Isbn
9781501199394
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
nj 05/19
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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