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  • Borderlandsby Derek Lundy

    Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 19.95

    "The periphery of a place can tell us a great deal about its heartland. along the edge of a nation's territory, its real prejudices, fears and obsessions - but also its virtues - irrepressibly bubble up as its people confront the 'other' whom they admire, or fear, or hold in contempt, and know little about. September 11, 2001, changed the United States... more...

  • Godforsaken Seaby Derek Lundy

    Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 24.95

    In the tradition of Into Thin Air and The Perfect Storm , an intensely gripping account of the round-the-world single-handed yacht race that claimed the life of Canadian sailor Gerry Roufs in a make-or-break dash through 12,000 miles of terror in the Southern Ocean. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • The Way of a Shipby Derek Lundy

    Knopf Canada 2011; US$ 22.00

    From the author of Godforsaken Sea -- a #1 bestseller in Canada and ?one of the best books ever written about sailing? ( Time magazine) -- comes a magnificent re-creation of a square-rigger voyage round Cape Horn at the end of the 19th century. In The Way of a Ship , Derek Lundy places his seafaring great-great uncle, Benjamin Lundy, on board... more...

  • The Bloody Red Handby Derek Lundy

    Knopf Canada 2011; US$ 22.00

    A bestselling chronicler of the sea turns to a trio of his own ancestors to see what memory and the selective plundering of history has made of the truth in Northern Ireland. The name ?Lundy? is synonymous with traitor in Ulster. Derek Lundy?s first ancestral subject was the Protestant governor of Derry in 1688, just before it came under siege by... more...

  • The Godforsaken Seaby Derek Lundy

    Random House 2011; US$ 10.85

    "Non-fiction it may be, but it contains all the tension of a thriller" Stuart Alexander, The Independent The Vendee Globe is a 27,000 mile, single-handed yacht race through the world's most treacherous seas. A four month journey where the sailors pit themselves against icebergs, hurricane-force winds and waves the height of six-storey buildings.... more...

  • The Way of a Shipby Derek Lundy

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.99

    When, as a young man in the 1880s, Benjamin Lundy signed up for duty aboard a square-rigged commercial sailing vessel, he began a journey more exciting, and more terrifying, than he could have ever imagined: a treacherous, white-knuckle passage around that notorious "graveyard of ships," Cape Horn. A century later, Derek Lundy, author of the bestselling... more...

  • Men That God Made Madby Derek Lundy

    Random House 2010; US$ 13.55

    In this remarkable book, Belfast-born Derek Lundy uses the lives of three of his ancestors as a prism through which to examine what memory and the selective plundering of history has made of the truth in Northern Ireland. In Ulster the name 'Lundy' is synonymous with 'traitor'. Robert Lundy was the Protestant governor of Londonderry in... more...

  • The Way Of A Shipby Derek Lundy

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.90

    Benjamin Lundy crossed oceans under sail in the late nineteenth century and over one hundred years later Derek Lundy, his great-great nephew, has re-created that journey. In The Way of a Ship he places Benjamin on board the Beara Head with a community of fellow seamen as they perform the exhausting and dangerous work of sailing a square-rigger... more...

  • Godforsaken Seaby Derek Lundy

    Algonquin Books 2012; US$ 22.95

    Godforsaken Sea is the hair-raising account of the world's most demanding, dangerous, and deadly sailing race. Around the world, one sailor, one boat, no stops, no assistance. Author Derek Lundy's vivid book follows the field of the 1996 - 1997 Vendee Globe through the race's grueling four-month circumnavigation of the globe, most of it through... more...

  • The Way of a Shipby Derek Lundy

    HarperCollins 2013; Not Available

    When, as a young man in the 1880s, Benjamin Lundy signed up for duty aboard a square-rigged commercial sailing vessel, he began a journey more exciting, and more terrifying, than he could have ever imagined: a treacherous, white-knuckle passage around that notorious "graveyard of ships," Cape Horn. A century later, Derek Lundy, author of the bestselling... more...

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