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Rory Nugent
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Rory Nugent is an explorer and a writer. His previous books are The Search for the Pink-Headed Duck and Drums Along the Congo. An accomplished mariner, he has sailed single-handed across the Atlantic four and a half times, his last trip ending in shipwreck.

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Down at the Docks

Written by Rory Nugent

Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $16.95

In the opening pages of Moby Dick, Herman Melville called New Bedford, Massachusetts, “the dearest place to live in, in all of New England.” But the old fishing port and manufacturing center—once one of the richest cities in New England—has withered in the modern economy. Its once-prosperous fishermen now struggle with... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Down at the Docks

Written by Rory Nugent

Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 17, 2009
Price: $13.99

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