Cruise Savvy: An Invaluable Primer for First-Time Passengers

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Sheridan House, Inc., 2000 - Travel - 181 pages
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This indispensable primer is more than a mere cruising guide -- it is an entertaining, rare look into the vast world of the cruise ship. Photos.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
SHIPBOARDTHEN Now FOREVER
9
Go FOR IT
19
BUT WHICH SHIP AND WHERE To?
28
WHAT TO PACKAND WHY
38
EMBARK AND EXPLORE
59
To TABLE
76
EVENINGS
94
ASHORE AND BACK
109
THE CREW GOD BLESSEM
128
DELIGHTS
152
HORRORS
160
LANDFALL
169
CRUISING GLOSSARY
175
INDEX
179
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John Kurtz Maxtone-Graham (August 2, 1929 - July 6, 2015) was a speaker and writer on ocean liners and maritime history. He was born in Orange, New Jersey and raised in Hoboken, New Jersey. He graduated from Brown University in 1951. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War and had once worked unsuccessfully as a Broadway stage manager. In 1972, he wrote his first book on ocean liners, The Only Way to Cross, to be followed by numerous other books for small publishing houses. France/Norway, was published in 2010, and in March 2012 he wrote and published Titanic Tragedy. He is the father of writer Ian Maxtone-Graham. John Maxtone-Graham died from respiratory failure in Manhattan on July 6, 2015, aged 85.

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