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Innocents afloat

close encounters with sailors, boats, and places from Maine to Florida

by Ken Textor

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Published by Sheridan House in Dobbs Ferry, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Textor, Ken -- Travel.,
  • Voyages and travels.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKen Textor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG465 .T49 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination168 p. :
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1741111M
    ISBN 100924486414
    LC Control Number92047109
    OCLC/WorldCa27265297

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