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Imperfect Passage

3.38 of 5 stars 3.38  ·  rating details  ·  13 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Michael Cosgrove had a beautiful family, a successful career,
and a lovely Southern California home overlooking the Pacific
Ocean. At the age sixty, he decided to leave that all behind to
sail around the world. In spite of his romanticized vision of rugged individualism and
salty tales to share with his grandchildren, Cosgrove quickly realizes
that sailing around the w
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Hardcover, 320 pages
Published June 5th 2012 by Skyhorse Publishing (first published June 2012)
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Mike Pedersen
Sailing, sailing, sailing. This book hit home in its capture of the infamous mid-life crisis (only the author was 20 years older than me when his hit). The story starts and ends at just the right time, and stays on track throughout. Cosgrove's writing has some wit and some laughs. The only thing that kept me from rating the book higher was the moments of overly american behaviour outside of the USA. there was certainly one too many "You can kiss my american ass" reactions to undeserved targets. ...more
Barb
Having the gentleman for a guest speaker at Friends @ the Carnegie on May 20, 2013. I can't imagine why anyone would want to put themselves through this kind of an ordeal. It also seems like Mr. Cosgrove has made bad choices throughout his life. Sometimes that is how life goes.
Trisha
Just not my cup of tea. Give me something to keep me reading. And sorry, but wondering if you succeeded in circumventing the globe simply doesn't cut it.
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