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    Maryland's famed tidewater region is a wellspring of gourmet delights. One of our most popular titles, A Cook's Tour of the Eastern Shore has earned a reputation as the cookbook of regional fare. Included are recipes for fish, crabs, clams, and oysters; breads, pones, beaten biscuits, vegetables,...
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    The classic account of the lives & exploits of the most notorious pirates of the Golden Age—from Anne Bonny to Blackbeard
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    This is the story of Ganga and Kaveri. It tells the tales from their childhoods in India through to why they both moved separately to the UK, and how they met and fell in love, before returning to a busy and exciting political life in India.   The chirping of the birds and the plaintive call of t...
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    Emerging from the South American wilderness after adventures related in The Incredible Voyage, Tristan Jones finally makes it home to Britain to find his vessel, the tiny, nearly indestructible Sea Dart, impounded by customs officials because he cannot pay the import tax. Inhis quest for the mean...
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     After his small sailboat sank in the Atlantic, Steve Callahan spent 76 days in a five-foot inflatable raft, drifting 1800 miles before his rescue.
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    This is a thoroughly practical guide, dealing with the finer art of rigging and ropeworking so that the professional seaman or rigger can still practise the old skill for their own satisfaction, and the painstaking seaman or yachtsman can turn out some natty work. CONTENTS: A Note on Cordage Kno...
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    Your family can do it! Your family may be novice travelers or seasoned macro-adventurers. You may travel in the United States, Canada or foreign destinations. Your children may be six months old or in their teens. ADVENTURING WITH CHILDREN is the how-to manual your family needs to escape the pitf...
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     Discouraged by the fisheries decline and logging pollution in Alaska ( Alaska Blues , 1977), the author began hauling bait herring on a 60-year-old wooden boat (the Amaretto) in Maine. Upton describes how he and a friend managed to get the Amaretto back in business in this composite account...
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    This illustrated, one-of-a-kind guidebook describes more than 450 lighthouses, detailing their history and architecture and providing full information on visiting or just viewing them. Included are many "endangered" lights, threatened by erosion or lack of funding, and "ghost lights," which are n...
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    An award-winning journalist’s voyage into her family history and her quest to face the storms she encounters there.
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    Bahamas Out Island Odyssey is a collection of travel stories by the author, her husband and 3 young children. As they travel through the islands, she provides several humorous, but educational stories about all the hotels, beaches, and special hideaways they discover along the way. She provides m...
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    A truly compact and comprehensive reference for boaters. The lowdown on every boating topic imaginable from navigation rules, know tying, boathandling, navigation aids, charting, GPS, trailering, weather and loads more.   Why another book on boating? It's not just another book, it's unique. Th...
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     A perfect introduction to the art of ornamental ropework, this book is clear, precise, and practical. It includes step-by-step instructions for the basic knot of this branch of the art, the Carrick Bend. From this knot and its many variations, the beginning knot enthusiast can make many pra...
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    reverton’s Nautical Curiosities is arranged into thematic chapters: 1)       1) The ocean environment – animals, geography, geology, weather, coasts, islands 2)       2) Ship types and parts – from the first boat to the latest cutting-edge technology 1)       3) People – heroes, heroines, pira...
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    The men and women on board found themselves on a wave of disaster that drew them into love and betrayal, ports and mayhem, death and heartbreak, and a hurricane called Thomas. Somehow in this was the discovery of the human spirit and desire for survival. But above all else it is about the sea t...
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     From America's best-known knot authority, here is an indispensable guide to more than 100 knots. Whether you want to tie lines together, lash oars in place, attach a sail to a boom, or extend a towing line, the knot you need, with variations for specific conditions, is here. Along with the easy-...
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    Combining and updating the renowned Rigger's Apprentice and Rigger's Locker, meets the changing face of modern materials and technology while remaining true to rigging's best traditional principles and practices. It's much more than a knot book, though the knots a sailor needs...
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    From the elegant to the ethnic to the traditional, Cooking Under Pressure contains a wealth of flavor-packed recipes for fast, healthy, and delicious meals developed for the modern pressure cooker—a magical appliance that turns out foods in one-third (or less) the standard cooking time without sa...
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    The cruise ship was a dream. A seagoing pleasure city.  The passengers came for that dream. The young, the old, the infirm; all were welcome provided they had the money. The crew that served them were also part of the dream. Voyage after voyage she proved that dreams come true and slowly the sea ...
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    The Cruising Chef Cookbook is the bestselling, most extensive sailors' cookbook ever written. Twenty-two years in print and ten reprints make it clear that sailors consider it essential equipment.The new Cruising Chef is actually a book of nautical wisdom in the guise of a cookbook. It contains h...
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    Eastern Great Lakes Lighthouses combines the fascinating history and lore of lighthouses with stunning color and black-and-white photographs. The stories of the most significant lighthouses on Lakes Ontario, Erie, and Huron--on both the American and Canadian sides--come alive in the stirring prof...
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    The incredible wartime saga of the only American submariners to survive the sinking of their ship and evade enemy capture in World War II.