Coming About: A Family Passage at Sea

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Sheridan House, Inc., 2002 - Sports & Recreation - 160 pages
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Susan Hitchcock felt her family of four drifting apart. As she watched the daily demands of life tug her away from her husband and two young children, she knew they must find a way back to each other. So to reconnect as a family, they took to the sea. Sailing for nine months and 3,500 miles around the Caribbean aboard Hei Tiki, they meet formidable challenges from the volatile moods of Mother Nature and the mighty ocean to the cultural barriers on distant islands and their own innermost fears. Though a novice sailor, Susan soon develops an affinity for the water, feeling her life pulse with the sensual rhythm of the tides. And through both the rigors and the serenity of sailing, her family discovers a newfound intimacy and joy in the adventure of a lifetime.

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Deciding that her two-paycheck family needed a change of pace, Hitchcock (Wildflowers on the Windowsill, LJ 3/1/84) took nine months off with husband David, son John (age eight), and daughter Alison ... Read full review

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Susan Tyler Hitchcocks contiencous journaling provided her the detail, reality and everday excitment one endures at life at sea. And imagine the blesinng to have done it as a family. Having raised our family as weekend warrors sailing the southern califonia water the accopmplishemnts abd memories are as if our family was righttheir with them. good book for any member of the family debating to take a similar life to sea for any period of time. 

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Susan Tyler Hitchcock's last book was "Mad Mary Lamb: Lunacy and Murder in Literary London". Married with two children, she lives near Charlottesville, Virginia.

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