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
Author: George Dibbern
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.
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.
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"