THE WIND OFF THE ISLAND is a sparkling account of a year the author and his wife spent cruising the Mediterranean. Together they explored Sicily and remote ports-of-call in the Greek islands.
The voyage of the Mother Goose is more than an interesting record of the voyage: it is clear testimony of Ernle Bradford's devotion to the sea, to history, and to graceful writing. In it we find evidence of the knowledge and experience that infuse his great historical works.
"Ernle Bradford set out to record a voyage. He succeeded in chronicling a way of life." (Publisher's Source)
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Continuing the story begun in THE JOURNEYING MOON. In THE JOURNEYING MOON Ernle Bradford and his wife sold their belongings, bought a ten-ton Dutch cutter and embarked on an idyllic Mediterranean voyage. This is their entrancing account of their travels around Sicily, steeped in history and legend. The sights and sounds of the four seasons are vividly recalled.From the Publisher:
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Book Description Sheridan House Inc, 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0246132760