Messing About in Earnest
- Product No:
- Nick Burmingham
- Fremantle Press
- Edition Date:
- November 2003
- 137 x 188 x 41 mm
- 613 g
- Sales Rank:
- 3525 (See Top 100 in Books)
Take a river journey in a small boat with Nick Burningham at the helm. Messing About in Earnest is a delightful blend of travel writing, history, geography and real-life adventure.
Nick drifts down the Swan and Canning Rivers in his trusty boat called Earnest, which could be through almost any Australian city - a sort of antipodean 'one man in a boat'. His book takes the reader on the trip of a lifetime with whimsical and humourous stories of the people, places and history he encounters.
A blend of travel writing, historical narrative, geography and personal reflection, spiced with real-life adventure, Messing About in Earnest is many hours of idle pleasure.
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