Nothing But Blue: A Memoir

Nothing But Blue: A Memoir

In the summer of 1979, Diane Meyer Lowman, a nineteen-year-old Middlebury College student, embarked on a ten-week working trip aboard a German container ship with a mostly male crew. The journey would take her from New York to Australia and New Zealand and back, through the lush Panama Canal, to a Koala sanctuary and a Maori Museum. She swabbed decks and mended linens, nav In the summer of 1979, Diane Meyer Lowman, a nineteen-year-old Middlebury College student, embarked on a ten-week w...

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Title:Nothing But Blue: A Memoir
Author:Diane Meyer Lowman
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Genres:Autobiography
ISBN:163152402X
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:256 pages pages

Nothing But Blue: A Memoir Reviews

  • Casey
    Dec 16, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Becky
    Nov 14, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Robinne
    Jan 03, 2019

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Deanna
    Oct 30, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Art
    Nov 16, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Carla
    Nov 13, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Michael
    Dec 26, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Gabi Coatsworth
    Nov 24, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

  • Randy Kaufman
    Nov 18, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Sarah Davies
    Nov 13, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Candice
    Dec 27, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Lisa
    Aug 11, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Larry
    Nov 17, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Sue
    Nov 25, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Emily
    Nov 14, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Sarah
    Dec 24, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Vivek
    Dec 25, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Laura Lechin
    Dec 19, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Michael Burge
    Feb 12, 2019

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

  • Jocelyn
    Dec 17, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Randy
    Dec 24, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • April
    Nov 19, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Anna Magner
    Dec 21, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Dana Duplantis
    Nov 01, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • JoAnn Mueller
    Dec 21, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Holly
    Nov 13, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Heather Frimmer
    Oct 29, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

  • Jessy
    Feb 14, 2019

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Kim
    Oct 30, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Anita
    Dec 22, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Coco Peezy
    Nov 14, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Patty
    Dec 22, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Ana
    Dec 26, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Becky Jacobson
    Dec 20, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Heather  Leigh Griscom
    Dec 23, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Myra H. Yocom
    Feb 04, 2019

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Literary Soirée
    Aug 11, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

  • Rebecca Konowitz
    Nov 10, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Keren
    Dec 24, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Ayup Suran
    Dec 24, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Jacob Brady
    Dec 27, 2018

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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  • Jayda
    Jan 28, 2019

    Fascinating slice of life at sea, on a container ship, no less. The author was only 19 when she set off for three months to see the world (and swab the decks). The reader gets to know the various German sailors on board, and the less vivid female passengers. Not so vivid because there ...

    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. In this gorgeous memoir, we are taken back to the summer of 1979 when the author, then 19, decides to forgo a summer job at her local suburban Roy Rogers and instead signs on to be a ?workaway? on a German cont...

    NOTHING BUT BLUE: A SUMMER AT SEA is an elegant memoir with such poetic prose that you feel as if you have journeyed with author Diane Meyer Lowman during her 10 weeks aboard a German container ship. Her trip facing nothing but blue water with a mostly male crew took her from New York ...

    This tightly-written, short read had me right from the get-go, when 19-year-old Diane Meyer Lowman's parents accompany her onboard the German container ship she was set to spend ten weeks on, prior to its voyage to Australia. Doing what? Mr Lowman quite rightly asks, and I found mys...

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