Now in audio, including a foreword from New York Times bestselling author Jeffrey Zaslow.
FIRST YOU HAVE TO ROW A LITTLE BOAT first hit shelves in the mid 1990s and has been inspiring readers ever since. Written by a grown man looking back on his childhood, it reflects on what learning to sail taught him about life: making choices, adapting to change, and becoming his own person. Available for the first time as an audiobook, it is filled with the spiritual wisdom and thought-provoking discoveries that marked such books as Walden, The Prophet, and Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. For nearly twenty years, FIRST YOU HAVE TO ROW A LITTLE BOAT has enchanted and endeared sailors and non-sailors alike, but foremost, anyone who seeks large truths in small things. This audio edition will find a place in the hearts of a whole new generation.
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Life lessons through a sailor's eyes.
Whether you're a seasoned sailor or a sailing wannabe, this book offers gems and nuggets of wisdom borne by wind and water.
Told through the youth and coming of age of the author, one feels the energetic boyhood enthusiasm in every page as the boy grows in each lesson under the tutorage of an old sea captain, or the sea itself.
Every one one will find value in the pages of this book so weigh anchors, unfurl your main, and adjust your sails for an inspiring voyage!