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David H. Roper

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Dave Roper has been a professional writer and speaker for over 25 years. Next to sailing, telling and writing stories is his favorite pastime. His new book, Watching for Mermaids (Points East Publishing, Inc.), will be available January 2012. His writing has been published in eighteen languages. Author of the Time Warner book Getting the Job You Want Now!, Dave is also a regular columnist for Points East Magazine and has written numerous feature stories for Cruising World, DownEast Guide, Lakeland Boating, Sail, Sailing, Reader’s Digest, and The Wall Street Journal's National Business Employment Weekly. Dave has been a yacht delivery skipper, captain of a 135’ Mississippi River sternwheel cruise ship, and life-long cruiser along the coast o ...more


The four of us were sitting around a mesquite-wood campfire at the base of a canyon amid the hills high above Tucson, near the old Tucson to Tombstone stagecoach road. We had spent all day in the saddle, my horse and I following Joe Valdez and his pack mule. Joe was a small grizzled [...]
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Watching for Mermaids
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date: February 11, 2012 12:00PM
location: Spirit of '76 Bookstore in Marblehead, MA, 107 Pleasant Street, Marblehead, MA, The United States
description: Yacht delivery skipper, captain of a 135′ Mississippi River sternwheel cruise ship, life-long cruiser along the coast of Maine, author, speaker and Marblehead resident Dave Roper will share some of the true tales from his collection of stories in his book Watching for Mermaids. David Roper is a professional writer and public speaker for over 30 years.

For the past ten years, Roper is a regular columnist for Points East Magazine. His stories have also appeared in Cruising World, DownEast Guide, La
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“There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man ... a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man's fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination.”
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“There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man ... a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man's fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination.”
Rod Serling




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