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Dorothy Elizabeth Building a Traditional Wooden Schooner

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ISBN-10: 0393339270

ISBN-13: 9780393339277

Edition: N/A

Authors: Roger F. Duncan

List price: $18.95
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At age 80, the author decided that it was time to build a new yacht. This book recounts his exploits building a 28-foot schooner and tells of the people--the craftsmen and craftswomen, friends, and family--who gave of their skills and time to turn the "Dorothy Elizabeth" from an idea into a graceful, seaworthy reality. Photos. Map.
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/12/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Roger M. Duncan is a happily married, retired Vietnam vet living in Boise, Idaho. He is the proud father and grandfather to four children and six grandchildren. In the late 1960s, Duncan graduated from Gonzaga University and joined the US Army, entering the Vietnam War in January of 1969 as a second lieutenant. He was wounded in April and released from the hospital in July of that same year. In February of 1970 he was honorably discharged and returned home. Duncan went on to earn his MBA from the University of Oregon in December of 1971.Inspired by creative writing classes and his own experiences dealing with PTSD, Duncan wrote The Second Self, a historical military novel tracing the…