The Resource Boat : a memoir of friendship, faith, death, and life everlasting, Michael Baughman., (ebook)

Boat : a memoir of friendship, faith, death, and life everlasting, Michael Baughman., (ebook)

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Boat : a memoir of friendship, faith, death, and life everlasting
Title
Boat
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a memoir of friendship, faith, death, and life everlasting
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Michael Baughman.
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Language
eng
Summary
When ten-year-old Michael Baughman moves to Hawaii with his parents, he is troubled and confused. His father doesn't provide the guidance Baughman needs and the boy doesn't know who to turn to. When a larger-than-life Hawaiian "beachboy" named Boat takes Baughman under his wing, the boy finds a teacher and mentor. Boat is 285 pounds of solid muscle but gentle spirituality, and he introduces the boy to the ways of Hawaiian mysticism, offering simple, profound wisdom that helps Baughman thrive in an otherwise lonely childhood. Even after Baughman leaves the islands seven years later, the unlikely friendship endures for the rest of Boat's life, influencing and inspiring the author to this day. Baughman's narrative begins with a distressed boy at a Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game and ends more than six decades later with himself as a content old man experiencing a miracle in Mexico. With a photographic memory, Baughman recalls virtually verbatim every significant conversation he had with Boat. Boat spoke Hawaiian Pidgin English, and its unique lilt and rhythm grace this touching memoir. A testament to friendship and the revelations provoked by wisdom in unexpected places
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1937-
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Baughman, Mike
Dewey number
813/.5
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Baughman, Mike
  • Boys
  • Electronic books
  • Hawaii
Target audience
adult
Label
Boat : a memoir of friendship, faith, death, and life everlasting, Michael Baughman., (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781611457773
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12359029
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12359029
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Boat : a memoir of friendship, faith, death, and life everlasting, Michael Baughman., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781611457773
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12359029
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12359029
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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