(READ) Between Wind and Water A Book about the Coast of Maine Author Gerald Warner Brace
Started to remind me of what it s like to be out on the water somewhere to what it s like to be out on the water somewhere to but nowhere really to BE except in the moment I almost put the book down in the first few chapters but persevered and found myself engrossedI ll never live this life This is someone who immersed himself in sailing from a very oung age I can t even imagine the freedom and confidence possibly impossible these days of allowing oung boys "To Sail Alone But "sail alone But was really pleasant to be told the story I imagine that he has a storehouse of those perfect moments of alive ness and clarity and being present in the world that come to most of us far too seldo. Their ways others about the old life of saltwater farms and
others detail the hazards of fog and storm the pleasures of unfamiliar detail the hazards of fog and storm the pleasures of unfamiliar and the satisfaction of meeting the element. .
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dream of a beauty and perfection just beyond mortal reach writes Gerald Warner Brace Between Windof a beauty and perfection just beyond mortal reach writes Gerald Warner Brace Between Wind Water is alive with his descriptions of sailing and running before the wind and being lost in the fog and the thrill of making haste to catch a breeze stirring on a hot still August morning in a harbor As long as people love the Maine coast and sailing they will find their way to this book These are wonderful essays on different aspects of coastal living and sailing but ou have to allow ourself to fall into a different rhythm and enjoy them There s no plot no point no story just a Steady Progression That. Living progression that. Living cruising and sailing along the Maine coast Each chapter deals with some phase of life on the coast most having to do with boats or longshore work Some are about people and. ,
Notes to self A gift our move to "MAINE IN 1966 BEFORE CABLE TV AND THE "Published in 1966 before cable TV and the which brought the outside world to Maine so many of the author s observations and musings are from another lifetime Speaking of the sail the horse and the ski The old primitive necessities become the lifetime Speaking of the sail the horse and the ski The old primitive necessities become the pleasures of city people Great chapter Cruising about a trip in his outh up the coast with a companion A love letter to Coastal Maine c 1900 to 1966 and above all to boats Men marry ships as legally as they marry women and suffer the same trials feel the same kind of fidelity and responsibility have the same pride and patie. In a series of distinguished novels Gerald Warner Brace has given us pictures of life along and near the New England coast Between Wind and Water is the distillate of sixty ears of.