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PhillyB

nautical literature

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i was going to make this about 19th century nautical literature but this is probably an arcane enough topic without being biased towards any particular hundred-year block.

 

what is your favorite nautical literature and why?

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Pirates!  ARGH!!

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Patrick O'Brian....his books. 

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seawolf? moby dick? billy budd? treasure island?

 

i grew up on books like those and they shaped who i wanted to be

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mine would actually be The Old Man and the Sea

 

i dunno if that counts

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mine would actually be The Old Man and the Sea

 

i dunno if that counts

 

This!

 

Its the only Hemingway that doesn't make me want to kill someone.

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