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On the Water on the Water on the Water ➮ On the Water on the Water on the Water Read ➶ Author Nathaniel Stone – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk I take a stroke and lean back gazing up into the jet skies bejeweled by the moon and the galaxies of stars The hull glides in silence and with such perfect balance as to report no motionI sit up for a I Water on the Water PDF/EPUB ² take a stroke and lean Water on PDF/EPUB ¶ back gazing up into the jet skies bejeweled by the moon and the galaxies of stars The hull glides in silence and with such perfect balance as to report no motionI sit up for another stroke now looking down as the blades ignite swirling pairs of white constellations of phosphorescent plankton Two opposing heavens 'Remember this ' I think the Water on the Water ePUB í tomyself Few people have ever considered the eastern United States to be On the Kindle - an island but when Nat Stone began tracing waterways in his new atlas at the age of ten he discovered that ifone had a boat it was possible to use a combination of waterways to travel up the Hudson River west across the barge canals and the Great Lakes down the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico and back up the easternseaboard Years later still fascinated by the idea of the island Stone read a biography of the Water on eBook ¸ Howard Blackburn a nineteenth century Gloucester fisherman who had attempted to sail the same route a century before Stonedecided he would row rather than sail and in April he launched a scull beneath the Brooklyn Bridge to see how far he could get After ten months and some six thousand miles he arrived back at the Brooklyn Bridge andcontinued rowing on to Eastport Maine Retracing Stone's extraordinary voyage On the Water is a marvelous portrait of the the Water on the Water ePUB í vibrant cultures inhabiting American shores andthe magic of a traveler's chance encounters From Pittsburgh Pennsylvania where a rower at the local boathouse beueaths him a pair of fabled oars to Vanceburg Kentucky where he spends a day fishing with EdTaylor a man whose efficient simplicity recalls The Old Man and the Sea Stone makes his way stroke by stroke chatting with tugboat operators and sleeping in his boat under the stars He listensto the live strains of Dwight Yoakum on the banks of the Ohio while the world's largest Superman statue guards the nearby town suare and winds his way through the Louisiana bayous where he befriends Scoober an old man who reminds him that the happiest people are those who've got nothin' He briefly adopts a rowing companion a kitten along the west coast of Florida and findshimself stuck in the tidal mudflats of Georgia Along the way he flavors his narrative with local history and lore and records the evolution of what started out as an adventure but became a lifestyle An extraordinary literary debut in the lyrical timeless style of William Least Heat Moon and Henry David Thoreau On the Water is a mariner's tribute to childhood dreams solitary journeys and the transformative powers of America's rivers lakes and coastlines From the Hardcover edition.

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