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    NavList Summer reading?
    From: Paul Saffo
    Date: 2010 Jul 27, 19:16 -0700

    I have enjoyed the various reading suggestions on this list (I just finished "Surface at the pole" - thanks!), and thus I have a question. Given that it is summertime, traditionally a season for lighter beach reading, I would love to see some suggestions for an all-time best navigation reading list. For me, the ideal book would be one that was a story or non-fiction with lots of navigation specifics, but not a navigation text. Not a heavy reading but still has some real navigation specifics.

    For ex, here are some of my favorites that I think fall into this category:
    --"Voyage of Rediscovery" (finney)
    -- Hokule'a (also finney)
    -- The Age of Reconnaisance (Parry)
    -the history of C. Plath firm (Schaafhausen)
    - tragedy at Honda (Lockwood)
    -- Latitude and the Magnetic Earth (Pumfrey)
    -- the last navigator (Thomas)
    And not marine navigation, but a tremendous story with navigation-related details:
    -- The pundits (Derek Waller)
    -- the forbidden frontiers (showell Styles)

    What else should I be reading?

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