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Steaming to Bamboola

the world of a tramp freighter

by Christopher Buckley

  • 317 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Congdon & Lattès, Distributed by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Columbianna (Steamship),
  • Seafaring life

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChristopher Buckley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG540 .B79 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 222 p. ;
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4271119M
    ISBN 100865530394, 0312927924
    LC Control Number81017291

    Steaming to Bamboola - The World of a Tramp Freighter by Christopher Buckley avg rating — ratings — published — 6 editions. Christopher Buckley, son of National Review founder William F. Buckley, Jr., is best known in his own right as the author of humorous political novels like Thank You For 's Steaming To Bamboola: The World of a Tramp Steamer, Buckley recounts a trip aboard the tramp steamer Columbianna, where he served as a merchant seaman.

    A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR • “One of the best and surest political humorists in America.”—Los Angeles Times In the most inebriating humor book of the year, the author of Steaming to Bamboola and The White House Mess goes straight for the funny bone with essays and mischief that includes such gems of gullibility as the pope's appearance on Oprah, O.J. Simpson's search for /5(20). Download n the most inebriating humor book of the year, the author of Steaming to Bamboola and The White House Mess goes straight for the funny bone with essays and mischief that includes such gems of gullibility as the pope's appearance on Oprah, O.J. Simpson's search for a new apartment, the true story behind Whitewater, and so much more.

    His experiences on this voyage became the foundation for his first book, Steaming to Bamboola (). From late until early Buckley served as the chief speechwriter for then-Vice. [In the following review, Sobran applauds Buckley's descriptive abilities in Steaming to Bamboola, but believes the book lacks Buckley's personal glimpses and cohesive plotting.


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Steaming to Bamboola is Christopher Buckley's first book, an entertaining account of his time spent as a Merchant Seaman. He shipped out in at the age of 18 as a deck boy aboard a Norwegian tramp steamer and ended up circling the globe/5(28).

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He shipped out in at the age of 18 as a deck boy aboard a Norwegian tramp steamer and ended up circling the globe/5(30). : Steaming to Bamboola: World of a Tramp Freighter (Flamingo) () by Christopher Buckley and a great selection of similar New, /5(). Buy Steaming to Bamboola by Christopher Buckley online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $20 - $   Steaming to Bamboola: the world of a tramp freighter by Buckley, Christopher, Pages: Best book I read in December was Max Hardberger's book, Freighter Captain.

Chris Buckleys, Steaming to Bamboola. "In Peril: A Daring Decision, a Captain's Resolve, and the Salvage that Made History" By Skip Strong, Twain BradenFile Size: 27KB. WorldCat has ISBN Steaming to Bamboola book both Steaming to Bamboola AND Pacific Beat by T. Jefferson Parker.

The cover for both books is the cover for Parker's book/5(1). A lot of Steaming to Bamboola describes a world now long gone, of tramp steamers and strong maritime unions and ships that could load and unload their own cargoes.

Some things never change, though, whether on clipper ships or container vessels: time is money, Author: Rob Earle. Steaming to Bamboola. This was the title of a book by Christopher Buckley published in It describes a voyage on a US freighter. Buckley describes her as being the Columbianna and mentions that she was formerly the Marine Bobcat.

Both these names were used to avoid naming the ship properly. Steaming Time: Binnacle: The Bridge: 5. Steaming to Bamboola is Christopher Buckley's first book, an entertaining account of his time spent as a Merchant Seaman.

He shipped out in at the age of 18 as a deck boy aboard a Norwegian tramp steamer and ended up circling the globe/5(29). Fifteen days on a battered tramp steamer en route from Charleston, So. Carolina, to Bremerhaven and back to New Orleans—via pungent but skimpy sketches of the captain, chief engineer, cook, radio operator, and others of the luckless, half-crazed crew.

Where, on this itinerary, is Bamboola. Buy Steaming to Bamboola - The World of a Tramp Freighter Book Club (BCE/BOMC) by Christopher Buckley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low. Both have been disasters. "Steaming" can be best described as One flew Over the Cuckoos' nest on water.

Buckley has a wonderful wit. Do not read this book while others try to sleep or in a quiet corner as this book does not allow for repose but rather loud outbursts of laughter.

I miss my copy of Steaming to Bamboola and my kitchen/5(5). Barter Books; Buckley, Christopher; ; Steaming to Bamboola. The World of a Tramp Freighter. This was my first work of non-fiction written by William F. Buckley that I've had the chance to read that did NOT focus on politics at all.

While it took me a while to get into it, slogging through the technical jargon known only to serious sailors, I became fond of the people, the stories, the settings, and the idea of sailing with a group of guys across the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean.4/5.

Hardcover in Dust Jacket. Like New condition hardcover with clean covers, black one quarter cloth with tan boards, nice blue spine lettering, and clean unmarked pages.

Dust Jacket is clean, glossy, a touch of rubbing, unclipped, a thin line of age toning on inside spine, 5/5(1). Inhe moved to Washington, D.C. to work as chief speechwriter for Vice President George H. Bush. This experience led to his novel The White House Mess, a satire on White House office politics and political memoirs.

Buckley wrote the non-fiction Steaming To Bamboola about the merchant marine. He also contributed to an oral history of Alma mater: Yale University. Steaming to Bamboola Christopher Buckley Biography / Merchant mariners / Merchant marine / Personal observations / Voyages by american merchant ships / North atlantic ocean / Voyages and travels / Columbianna (steamship) / Seafaring life.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York, N.Y.: Congdon & Weed, Description: xiv, pages ; 20 cm. “Tom’s motto was that an editor should make love to his writer,” said Christopher Buckley, whose first book, “Steaming to Bamboola,” about the merchant marine, was edited by Mr.

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