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Hurley, Michael C.

Once upon a Gypsy Moon : a memoir : an improbable voyage and one man's yearning for redemption / Michael Hurley. - First edition. - x, 262 pages : map ; 22 cm

Maps on endpapers.

To sail -- A voyage begins -- Weather signs -- A voyage lost -- Preparations for sea -- A time to go -- Whistling in the graveyard -- Landfall Beaufort -- A homecoming -- An unlikely adventurer -- What Dean Martin knew -- A moment of indecision -- A wanderer's vigil -- A voice in the darkness -- Thanksgiving -- A cold rain -- A simple vessel -- A following sea -- A yearning -- Africa beckons -- A harbor homecoming -- The siren's song -- The promised land -- The pearl of great price -- The secret -- The story -- Gathering stones -- Casting away -- The passage -- On right marriage -- A mystery unfolds -- An immodest proposal -- A boy's will -- A moment of truth -- A plan in earnest -- To sea at last -- The crossing -- Atlantis rising -- Landfall Nassau -- Coming ashore -- Sailors and lunatics -- A pilgrim's tale -- Golden calves -- What the nomad knows -- Journey of the Magi -- The stranger -- The gift -- Maiden voyage -- The perfect mahimahi -- The voyage to come -- The loss of the Gypsy Moon. To sail -- A voyage begins -- Weather signs -- A voyage lost -- Preparations for sea -- A time to go -- Whistling in the graveyard -- Landfall Beaufort -- A homecoming -- An unlikely adventurer -- What Dean Martin knew -- A moment of indecision -- A wanderer's vigil -- A voice in the darkness -- Thanksgiving -- A cold rain -- A simple vessel -- A following sea -- A yearning -- Africa beckons -- A harbor homecoming -- The siren's song -- The promised land -- The pearl of great price -- The secret -- The story -- Gathering stones -- Casting away -- The passage -- On right marriage -- A mystery unfolds -- An immodest proposal -- A boy's will -- A moment of truth -- A plan in earnest -- To sea at last -- The crossing -- Atlantis rising -- Landfall Nassau -- Coming ashore -- Sailors and lunatics -- A pilgrim's tale -- Golden calves -- What the nomad knows -- Journey of the Magi -- The stranger -- Maiden voyage -- The perfect mahi-mahi -- The voyage to come -- The loss of the Gypsy Moon.

"Michael Hurley, an experienced attorney and former professional sailor, returns to the sea to give us a thought-provoking memoir of a man's yearning for redemption and renewal in the wake of infidelity, divorce, and failure" --Provided by the publisher

9781455529339 (Hardback) : 27.74

2012041841


Hurley, Michael C.
Hurley, Michael C.--Travel.


Sailing.
Ocean travel.
Seafaring life.
Divorce--Psychological aspects--Case studies.
Failure (Psychology)--Case studies.
Redemption--Case studies.
Sailors--United States--Biography.
Lawyers--United States--Biography.

G540 / .H825 2013

910.4092 B