By John S. Klumpp

ISBN-10: 1462053548

ISBN-13: 9781462053544

ISBN-10: 1462053556

ISBN-13: 9781462053551

An “Ordinary man” spirits us alongside his trip from the put up global battle neighborhoods of the Bronx via his days as a cadet on the big apple nation college Maritime collage to his thirty years at sea crusing as mate on oil tankers and captain of harbor and sea-going towing vessels. He permits us a peek into the the realm of boats and the crews that labored them. alongside the way in which we're skillfully transported during the wealthy tapestry of heritage that observed the Vietnam period, the fight for civil rights, a resignation of a president, the horror of Sept. 11 and the reaction to overseas terrorism. The “Ordinary man” stocks with us his interpretation of those occasions, the entire whereas unique us with stories that variety from the informative to the outrageous. we're his passengers as he's taking us alongside on his joyous and infrequently indignant romp via seventy years of the extreme existence and occasions of this usual guy.

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