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Shipping Man A Novel

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ISBN-10: 0983716307

ISBN-13: 9780983716303

Edition: 2011

Authors: Matthew McCleery

List price: $16.95
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When restless New York City hedge fund manager Robert Fairchild watches the Baltic Dry Cargo Index plunge 97%, registering an all-time high and a 25-year low within the span of just six months, he decides to buy a ship. Immediately fantasizing about naming a vessel after his wife, carrying a string of worry beads and being able to introduce himself as a "shipowner" at his upcoming college reunion, Fairchild immediately embarks on an odyssey into the most exclusive, glamorous and high stakes business in the world. From pirates off the coast of Somalia and on Wall Street to Greek and Norwegian shipping magnates, the education of Robert Fairchild is an expensive one. In the end, he loses his…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Marine Money International
Publication date: 6/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 310
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Matt McCleery (born November 8, 1969) is a specialist in the business of ship financing. He joined Marine Money International in 1996 as Managing Editor and has been its President since 2001. Mr. McCleery also currently serves as Managing Director of Blue Sea Capital, Inc., where he has advised on shipping transactions valued at approximately $1 billion. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of two NASDAQ-listed international shipping companies. Mr. McCleery is the author of The Shipping Man (Marine Money 2011), a novel about a hedge fund manager's adventures in the international shipping industry. Mr. McCleery can be contacted at