Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Food on Your Plate
Publish date: August 13th 2013
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
I love ships. I remember looking at a silhouette picture of an old man in my ChildCraft set, his hand on the shoulders of a young boy, looking out over the sea at a three-masted schooner. The image still creates a frisson of nostalgia for something I never really experienced but always wanted. Som...
bookshelves: radio-4, autumn-2013, nonfiction, seven-seas, filthy-lucre, travel, published-2013, pirates-smugglers-wreckers Read from September 07 to 13, 2013 BOTWBBC BLURB: Journalist Rose George sails from Felixstowe to Singapore on board the container ship Maersk Kendal to shine a light on the ...
BOTWBBC BLURB: Journalist Rose George sails from Felixstowe to Singapore on board the container ship Maersk Kendal to shine a light on the unexamined global shipping industry. Abridged by Laurence Wareing. Reader: Susie Riddell Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.Cram packed with facts and figures, yet deliv...
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