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Old 02-09-2016, 05:28   #1
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The boat that wouldn't float

Just finished reading this book by Farley Mowat, "the boat that wouldn't float"
Awesome read,
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Old 02-09-2016, 05:40   #2
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Re: The boat that wouldn't float

Coincidence - I was digging through the shelves looking for something to read last night and came across it - haven't read it since it came out something like forty years ago. Definitely classic Farley Mowat.
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Re: The boat that wouldn't float

I have not read Farley Moffat, I am adding a a few books to my list of must reads.
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Just finished reading this book by Farley Mowat, "the boat that wouldn't float"
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Yep, funny book. I think I read that book for the first time close to 35 years ago! still a funny book
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Re: The boat that wouldn't float

His boat was called "the happy adventure"
I heard it was scrapped about four years ago
His friend called it the " unhappy misadventure" lol
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I have not read Farley Moffat, I am adding a a few books to my list of must reads.
Yes! It's a must-read.

That book, many years ago, is what got me first thinking about doing the Down East Loop, which I've just completed. I was a little disappointed I didn't have time to make it to Newfoundland.
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Re: The boat that wouldn't float

Farley Mowat sure has done some good ones: The Boat Who Wouldn't Float, Never Cry Wolf, The Grey Seas Under, The Serpents Coil, etc......
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Farley Mowat sure has done some good ones: The Boat Who Wouldn't Float, Never Cry Wolf, The Grey Seas Under, The Serpents Coil, etc......
A sad book he wrote was "A whale for the killing"
The cruelty of humans, in this case Canadians, who should have known better.
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