GO AND FIND WIND by Erick Berry
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GO AND FIND WIND

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Story of Mystic, Connecticut, in the days when sailing vessels were going into the discard and steam coming to the fore -- until the California gold rush put shipyards back on their feet, for the time being. The central figures are members of a family with long traditions of shipbuilding, in the present (mid 19th century) generation, split several ways in their ideas of the future line of shipbuilding, but all fundamentally loyal to the old name. Oliver helps bury the antagonism and show how the various theories can be merged in practice. There is a slight story, but the place and the life and the whole aura of shipbuilding make it grand reading.

Pub Date: Sept. 14th, 1939
Publisher: Oxford