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Sailing in a Spoonful of Water

A Man, a Family, and a Vintage Wooden Boat
A non fiction book by

Joe Coomer whose fiction includes the beloved New England novel Beachcombing for a Shipwrecked God, is a writer of rare warmth, generosity, and insight. Sailing in a Spoongful of Water is his memior of your years spent aboard his vintage motorsailor, Yonder, off the coast of Maine.

This is a book that will entrance lovers of the sea, yet more deeply is it's abook about family: In prose rich with humor and awe, Coomer revisits the signal moments in his life and finds in his wife and their parents and grandparents his own safest harbor. The work of a writer whose powers grow with each book, Sailing in a Spoonful of Water is that uncommon thing--a book full of welcome and joy.


Used availability for Joe Coomer's Sailing in a Spoonful of Water

Hardback Editions

May 1997 : USA Hardback

Title: Sailing in a Spoonful of Water: A Landlubber's Education on a Vintage Wooden Boat
Author(s): Joe Coomer
ISBN: 0-312-15646-4 / 978-0-312-15646-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pica Books
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Paperback Editions

April 1998 : USA Paperback

Title: Sailing In A Spoonful of Water
Author(s): Joe Coomer
ISBN: 0-312-18697-5 / 978-0-312-18697-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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