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NIGHT CROSSINGS book. At night, a harbor entrance becomes a dark and unpredictable corridor.
NIGHT CROSSINGS book. NIGHT CROSSINGS: Maritime stories of rogue waves at night on California's notorious Humboldt Bar. by. Jon Humboldt Gates
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I really liked it. By Thriftbooks. com User, August 21, 2006. I was waiting with my group for a table at the Eatery in Trinidad, California and browsing the books in the gift shop. I first thought this one by a local author was a poetry collection, but after I read the first paragraph and a half from the Introduction I knew differently. I also knew I was hooked.
By Jon Humboldt Gates. All profits from bookstore sales support our non-profit organization. One of the most dangerous harbor crossings in North America is the entrance to Humboldt Bay, on the California North Coast.
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Night Crossing is a 1982 British-American drama film starring John Hurt, Jane Alexander and Beau Bridges. It was the final theatrical film directed by Delbert Mann.
Friedrich Wilhelm Christian Karl Ferdinand von Humboldt (/ˈhʌmboʊlt/, also US: /ˈhʊmboʊlt/, UK: /ˈhʌmbɒlt/, German: ; 22 June 1767 – 8 April 1835) was a Prussian philosopher, linguist, government functionary, diplomat, and foun.
Friedrich Wilhelm Christian Karl Ferdinand von Humboldt (/ˈhʌmboʊlt/, also US: /ˈhʊmboʊlt/, UK: /ˈhʌmbɒlt/, German: ; 22 June 1767 – 8 April 1835) was a Prussian philosopher, linguist, government functionary, diplomat, and founder of the Humboldt University of Berlin, which was named after him in 1949 (and also after his younger brother, Alexander von Humboldt, a naturalist).
Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt (14 September 1769 – 6 May 1859) was a Prussian polymath, geographer, naturalist, explorer, and influential proponent of Romantic philosophy and science. He was the younger brother of the Prussian minister, philosopher, and linguist Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767–1835). Humboldt's quantitative work on botanical geography laid the foundation for the field of biogeography
This is a gripping read, all the more so because it is based on historical facts: five tales of crossing the bar of Humboldt Bay at night, when the really big waves can hit.
This is a gripping read, all the more so because it is based on historical facts: five tales of crossing the bar of Humboldt Bay at night, when the really big waves can hit. Each story has an intensely individual voice as Gates weaves both the events and the characters’ personal histories and impressions together. While reading, I had to keep remembering that these were all real events and people, precisely drawn.