Journey Of A Hope Merchant From Apartheid To The Elite World Of Solo Yacht Racing by Neal Petersen

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Published by University of South Carolina Press .

Written in English

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  • Biography: general,
  • Boating,
  • Sports - General,
  • Sailors,
  • General,
  • Biography,
  • South Africa,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Sailing, Single-handed,
  • Sports,
  • Sailing - General,
  • People of Color,
  • 1967-,
  • Sailors, Black,
  • Boating - General,
  • Petersen, Neal,

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8695391M
ISBN 101570035644
ISBN 109781570035647

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In his book, "Journey of a Hope Merchant" and recipient of the National Outdoor Book Award, Mr. Petersen has the reader join him on his journey through life and particularly on this solo journey in the "Around Alone" yacht race. Throughout the book, the reader is gripped with the determination of Mr.

Petersen as well as his /5(7). Journey of a Hope Merchant book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Seemingly the most unlikely of men to compete in the elit /5. "The Hope Merchant" is a book that you have always looked forward to read, but have mixed feelings once it is read.

It is a book of human hope and society's reality. People all around us are looking for meaning in life and just as important their place in life. Adam Berkowitz spins a /5(34). Neal Petersen was born physically disabled and impoverished in apartheid-era South Africa, but was introduced to healing and equality in the waters surrounding Cape Town.

Journey of a Hope Merchant recounts the epic journey that took this misfit kid from a racially segregated, working class neighborhood to the prestigious world of solo yacht. Journey of a Hope Merchant recounts the epic journey that took him from a racially segregated neighborhood to the prestigious BOC Challenge and ultimately to a place in history as the first black man to race solo around the : NPR coverage of Journey Of A Hope Merchant: From Apartheid To The Elite World Of Solo Yacht Racing by Neal Petersen, William P.

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Journey of a Hope Merchant won the National Outdoor Book Award (History/Biography category) Petersen was born physically disabled and impoverished in apartheid-era South Africa, but was introduced to healing and equality in the waters surrounding Cape Town.

I wrote A Journey of Hope (Lanham, Maryland: Hamilton Books, - ISBN X) as a memorial to my father, as a tribute to my mother and as a diary of the voyage between despair and hope. By the standards of the day and age in which I was born, I should have remained a marchand forain (itinerant merchant) all my life, living the life.

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Favorite Award: having my book SIX MONTHS TO LIVE placed into a time capsule at the Library of Congress not to be opened for years—.

(hope someone remembers to open it). My Wish for the Time Capsule Opening: cures for all childhood cancers. Wish I could Play guitar and/or piano. Wish I wasn’t such a couch potato.

Merchant's Hope was the name of a plantation and church established in the Virginia Colony in the 17th century. It was also the name of an English sailing ship, Merchant's Hope, which plied the Atlantic bringing emigrants to Virginia in the early Merchant's Hope was owned by a man named William Barker who was a wealthy English merchant and mariner who patented land in ectural style: Georgian with Flemish Bond brickwork.

The Englishman represents the type of character who has book knowledge, but not practical knowledge. He tries to learn alchemy through the intellect. The Englishman's character is a foil, or contrasting character, to Santiago's character: Santiago has rejected the life of the mind for a life of interaction and a journey of purpose.

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