Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America

Edwin Tappan Adney (Author) Howard I. Chapelle (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$19.95
Publisher
Skyhorse Publishing
Publish Date
October 17, 2007
Pages
242
Dimensions
8.49 X 10.85 X 0.7 inches | 0.89 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781602390713
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About the Author

Howard I. Chapelle (1901-1975) was an American naval architect, and curator of maritime history at the Smithsonian Institution. In addition, he authored many books and articles books on maritime history and marine architecture, including Yacht Designing and Planning, Boatbuilding: A Complete Handbook of Wooden Boat Construction, The History of American Sailing Ships, The History of the American Sailing Navy: The Ships and Their Development, American Small Sailing Craft, and many more.
John McPhee was born in Princeton, New Jersey, and was educated at Princeton University and Cambridge University. His writing career began at Time magazine and led to his long association with The New Yorker, where he has been a staff writer since 1965. Also in 1965, he published his first book, A Sense of Where You Are, with Farrar, Straus and Giroux, and in the years since, he has written over 30 books, including Oranges (1967), Coming into the Country (1977), The Control of Nature (1989), The Founding Fish (2002), Uncommon Carriers (2007), and Silk Parachute (2011). Encounters with the Archdruid (1972) and The Curve of Binding Energy (1974) were nominated for National Book Awards in the category of science. McPhee received the Award in Literature from the Academy of Arts and Letters in 1977. In 1999, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Annals of the Former World. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.