DIBBERN, George




Author Tags: Maritime

See Erika Grundmann entry for complete information on this author.

George Dibbern was a highly unconventional mariner who wrote Quest (New York: W.W. Norton, 1941).

REPRINTED IN 2008

Title: Quest
Author: George Dibbern
ISBN: 978-0-9809890-0-7
Publisher: RockRead Press, PO Box 227, Manson's Landing BC V0P 1K0

Size: 6" x 9"
Type: trade paperback: perfect bound.
Pages: total 395.
Photographs: 24 pages, b/w photos pertaining to the period covered by Quest i.e. 1930-1935. The original Quest contained no photos, but since some became available since then, the publisher chose to include them.

Also included:
Introduction by Erika Grundmann, publisher and Dibbern biographer
The complete first letter Henry Miller wrote "as a brother" to Dibbern, in April 1945, after reading Quest.
The English original of the foreword that Miller wrote for the German edition of Quest which appeared in 1965, after Dibbern’s death.

Cover front:

Text on front cover:
A gripping account by a free-spirited rover who defied convention and with an eclectic crew aboard a 32-ft ketch set out on an adventurous voyage of self-discovery

Price: $32.95 $29.95 (Canadian/US) (Canadian)

[BCBW 2009] "Maritime"