The Lighthouse Philosopher: The Adventures of Bill Scott

Ed Gould

Published by Hancock House, 1976
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New; dust jacket in mylar. Tells the story of Bill Scott, a Canadian who was known as the "Lighthouse Philosopher", who as a young man, was given the task of building lighthouses in England, Africa, Mauritius and China, under difficult and dangerous conditions. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: This book tells the story of a man's rise from the London slums, the adventures of a very young man entrusted with the difficult and dangerous task of building lighthouses in England, Africa, and all the along the coast of China. He predicted the fall of China to Communism. This book is also a book of amusing anecdotes about characters who flitted through his life. The author spent over 300 hours interviewing Bill Scott.

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Title: The Lighthouse Philosopher: The Adventures ...
Publisher: Hancock House
Publication Date: 1976
Binding: Hardcover
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