Everyone Said I Should Write a Book
For tall tales, they say, talk to golfers and fishermen. But for true tales of adventure one must go to a seafarer, one with many nautical miles under his keel, lines of spray in his face, and salt in his veins. In these pages are one man's More...
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For tall tales, they say, talk to golfers and fishermen. But for true tales of adventure one must go to a seafarer, one with many nautical miles under his keel, lines of spray in his face, and salt in his veins. In these pages are one man's experiences, traveling around the globe to distant countries and tiny remote islands, and truly living a unique life. Through all the years Cap'n Jon has been adventuring, whether on the high seas or on land, he has sent back written accounts of his travels, rich stories of triumph over adversity, endurance through hardship, and exotic places and people. He has that rare ability to be able to walk with kings and yet not lose the common touch. Underneath, and running through each story, one sees his firm belief in the essential humanity and compassion that unites us all. Those stories are gathered here together finally - something his family and friends have urged him to do for years...
JONATHAN WHITE Lecturer in European Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. He was previously an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow at the Humboldt University in Berlin and a researcher at the European University Institute in Florence. His work has appeared in Journal of Politics , British Journal of Political Science , Political Studies and Journal of Common Market Studies .