Attention All Shipping A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast (Radio 4 Book of the Week) by Charlie Connelly

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Published by Abacus .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Travel writing,
  • Travel - General,
  • Travel,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Sailing - Narratives,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - General,
  • Travel / Essays & Travelogues,
  • VOYAGES AND TRAVELS,
  • General,
  • Anecdotes,
  • Ocean travel,
  • Weather reporting, Radio

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9322913M
ISBN 100349116032
ISBN 109780349116037

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In ATTENTION ALL SHIPPING, he tells us all about it via a congenial and humorous narrative. Obviously, the book is more about interesting and/or out of the way places than the Shipping Forecast itself, though, by the end of chapter two, one has learned all that's necessary about the history, evolution, and value to sailors of the forecast, which dates, in its current form, back to Cited by: 1.

In ATTENTION ALL SHIPPING, he tells us all about it via a congenial and humorous narrative. Obviously, the book is more about interesting and/or out of the way places than the Shipping Forecast itself, though, by the end of chapter two, one has learned all that's necessary about the history, evolution, and value to sailors of the forecast, which dates, in its current form, back to /5.

In ATTENTION ALL SHIPPING, he tells us all about it via a congenial and humorous narrative. Obviously, the book is more about interesting and/or out of the way places than the Shipping Forecast itself, though, by the end of chapter two, one has learned all that's necessary about the history, evolution, and value to sailors of the forecast, which Attention All Shipping book, in its current form, back to /5().

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