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    DescriptionIf I'd really been serious about getting to grips with my mid-life crisis, then I'd have been better opting for a course of therapy than going off travelling. Or if I had to travel, I'd have been better opting for somewhere warm with a beach! In an attempt to get to grips with a Big birthday, Steve sets out from Oxford to explore what makes the English! well, so English. His quirky humour is inspired by Tom Rolt, who took to the canals on a similar journey immortalised in the book "Narrow Boat", kick-starting the revival of Britain's waterways. Prepare for a generous helping of mayhem, mishaps and the staple of every English summer: torrential rain. First published as "Fruit Flies Like a Banana", this revised edition with new material is published to coincide with the 70-year anniversary of Tom Rolt's own classic trip.


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    Title
    One Man and a Narrowboat
    Subtitle
    Slowing Down Time on England's Waterways
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Steve Haywood
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781840247367
    ISBN 10: 1840247363
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.5
    BIC E4L: TRG
    BIC subject category V2: WTH
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKE
    BIC subject category V2: WTL
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T General Subject: 800
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    B&T Merchandise Category: TVL
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
    Abridged Dewey: 910
    LC classification: G
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 14
    BIC subject category V2: WGGN
    BISAC V2.8: TRV010000
    DC22: 914.20486
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 23600
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKE
    Publisher
    Summersdale Publishers
    Imprint name
    Summersdale Publishers
    Publication date
    06 April 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Chichester
    Author Information
    Steve Haywood is an award-winning TV producer and worked on programmes such as Newsnight, Panorama and Rough Justice. Based in London, he is author of Narrowboat Dreams and writes a lively, provocative column for Canal Boat magazine.
    Review quote
    "'A good summer read with good humour - ideal for anyone planning a canal holiday' Leicester Mercury 'An enjoyable, moreish read, and one of the better British canal travelogues of recent years' Waterways World"