- 246 pages
- Boat Girl
- Melanie Neale
- 01 May 2019 Melanie Neale
Boat Girl Is The Heart Breaking Memoir Of Growing Up Aboard A Sailboat Throughout The 1980 S And 90 S, Melanie S Family Lived Aboard A 47 Foot Sailboat, Spending Their Summers Along The US East Coast And Their Winters In The Bahamas But The Cruising Life Was Not All Fun In The Sun The Family Had To Work Hard To Pay For Their Way Of Life They Dodged Hurricanes, Overzealous Federal Agents And Bullying Land Kids And They Endured A Boatload Of Family Drama As Her Father Published Articles About How Living On A Boat Brings Families Together, Melanie Secretly Struggled With An Eating Disorder, The Alienation Of Being A Boat Kid, And Confusion Over Her Developing Sexuality As An Adult, She Lived Aboard Her Own 28 Foot Sailboat And Had Several Relationships Trying To Find Someone Who Wasn T Intimidated By Her Stubborn Independence And Free Spirited Lifestyle Boat Girl Weaves All This Together Into A Story About A Girl Who, Once All Is Said And Done, Simply Wants Her Own Boat And Her Own Life Melanie Paints A Vivid Picture Of The Trials And Tribulations Of Family Life Aboard A Sailboat Without Drowning The Reader In The Technical Details Of Sailing Boat Girl Strikes A Perfect Balance Between A Coming Of Age Story And A Sea Tale, Enjoyable For Boaters And Land Lovers Alike.
Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Boat Girl book, this is one of the most wanted Melanie Neale author readers around the world.