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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

What do heroes look like? Certainly not like Big Red, a washed-up 290 pound Vietnam vet and ex-Mississippi River towboat pilot haunted by his past. There’s no ‘S’ on his huge chest, no cape on his back. He’s certainly no hero. Or is he? The answer is in his notebook. Penniless and cooped up in [...]
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Watching for Mermaids

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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.”
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