Cathedral of the World: Sailing Notes for a Blue Planet
by Myron Arms
The curved lines of a sailing ship resemble the inverted dome of a great cathedral, surrounded not by soot-covered buildings and crowded streets but by a vast liquid wilderness. This physical and symbolic connection is at the thematic heart of Cathedral of the World, a collection of essays in which writer and professional small-boat sailor Myron Arms sets out on a journey...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published April 18th 2000 by Anchor
(first published 1999)
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More of a philosophy book than a sailing book. I found this a pleasant read and wondered why I let it sit on the shelf as long as I did before I got around to reading it. Well worth the time. I look forward to reading his other book "Riddle of the Ice"
Beautiful musings on the topics related somewhat to the sea. More of an opportunity to share philosophical wonder about the simple joys in life. Quite a moving book. It's a collection of short essays and should bring a thoughtful smile to an otherwise grey day.