TITLE

Down to the sea again

AUTHOR(S)
Haley, Alex
PUB. DATE
March 1990
SOURCE
National Geographic Traveler;Mar/Apr90, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an account by the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book `Roots,' on why going to sea is his salvation--a place where he can find uninterrupted time to write.
ACCESSION #
9003261484

 

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