Life Is Like A Sailboat

Life Is Like A Sailboat

Selected Writings on Life and Living for the Philadelphia Enquirer

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Baker & Taylor
Collects more than eighty "Philadelphia Inquirer" columns by John Grogan on modern life in America.

Perseus Publishing
From John Grogan, author of the New York Times bestsellers Bad Dogs Have More Fun,Marley and Me, and The Long Way Home, comes a new collection of more than eighty newspaper articles from thePhiladelphia Inquirer written when he was a columnist there.

In Life Is Like A Sailboat, John Grogan shows us all sides of the human conditionpieces that reflect his unique understanding of the crazy-quilt world we inhabit. From the fragility of life almost gone in an instant at a crosswalk, to avoiding the shoals of adolescence, to cell phones driving us to distraction (as we drive!), to turning the tables on telemarketers, to the Iraq War coming home to a small town in Pennsylvaniathese pieces are filled with insight and sensitivity, laced with humor and understanding. In his own very unique way, John Grogan makes all of us feel more connected to each other and less like strangers living in a strange land.


A new collection of essays from the New York Times bestselling author ofBad Dogs Have More Fun and Marley & Me


Publisher: New York : Vanguard Press, c2009
ISBN: 9781593155391
1593155395
Characteristics: viii, 236 p. ; 22 cm

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