...The Breaking in of a Yachtsman's Wife

By: Vorse, Mary Heaton

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The author's memoir of her first year of yacht travel and life aboard the Mary Ellen

Mary Heaton Vorse O'Brien (1874–1966) was an American journalist, labor activist, and novelist. Vorse was outspoken and active in peace and social justice causes, such as women's suffrage, civil rights, pacifism (specifically including opposition to World War I), socialism, child labor, infant mortality, labor disputes, and affordable housing.

Vorse is sometimes remembered anecdotally as the inspiration for the fictional character "Mary French" in John Dos Passos' trilogy USA. [wiki]

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Spine is sun-darkened, and cloth has some fading on the extremities. Evidence of a removed bookplate - front paste-dowm. Decorative publisher's cloth with titles and decorations in gilt and two additional colors. 7.75 inches tall. 275 pages.

Title: ...The Breaking in of a Yachtsman's Wife

Author Name: Vorse, Mary Heaton

Illustrator: Illustrated with a tissue-guarded frontispiece and 21 b/w plates by Reginald B. Birch.

Categories: New England, Boating - Sailing,

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing.

Publisher: Boston and New York:, Houghton, Mifflin and Company,,: 1908.

Binding: Hardcover.

lb: 2.00 lb

Seller ID: 007718

Keywords: Sports & Outdoors > Outdoor Recreation > Boating; Sailing,