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Peter Muilenburg

Full Name: Peter Muilenburg
Number of Works: 2
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ISBN: 0976139707, 9780976139706
Keywords: light, blue, sea, adrift
Pages: 256
Published: 2005
  • Rating: 80%

Peter Muilenburg has lived in the Virgin Islands for almost 40 years, building boats and sailing his gaff-rigged ketch throughout the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, and along the African coast. Here are his true tales, many previously published in magazines such as Islands, SAIL and Reader's Digest. Peter's passion for the sea, the stars, his family, his boat and the islands themselves is mirrored in his sensuous prose, his ear for dialogue, and his talent for transporting the reader to the place and time of his Caribbean imagination, and to his wondrous insights into island (and everyday) life
ISBN: 1885435401, 9781885435408
Keywords: photographic, portrait, islands, virgin, states, united
Pages: 128
Published: 2003

The United States Virgin Islands have always been a place where currents meet and jostle. Jutting headlands accelerate the stream, deep bays harbor backwaters, the tides create eddies-and hurricanes can drive in disruptive seas from any direction-but in the end, the turbulence subsides, the various currents mingle and all become part of the broad, deep westward flow, inexorably driven by the earth's slow turn. While that wonderful material is available to all with eyes to see, it is Steve's particular talent that he sees to the heart of the archipelago and captures the quintessence of its beau