Louis Decimus Rubin Jr. (November 19, 1923 – November 16, 2013) was a noted American literary scholar and critic, writing teacher, publisher, and writer . Small Craft Advisory: A Book about the Building of a Boat (1991). Seaports of the South: A Journey (1998).
Louis Decimus Rubin Jr. A Memory of Trains: The Boll Weevil and Others (2000).
Small Craft Advisory book. Louis Decimus Rubin Jr. was born into a Jewish family in Charleston, South Carolina, on November 19, 1923
Small Craft Advisory book. Small Craft Advisory is an enchanting book about Louis Rubin’s. And it's not really about the building of a boat, more like an outlet for all his frustrations with engines in his prior vessels. Then, when he finally reaches a point to end the book, he drags it on for 75 more pages. was born into a Jewish family in Charleston, South Carolina, on November 19, 1923. He studied for two years at the College of Charleston, served in the Army during World War II (1939–1945), and earned a BA in history at the University of Richmond.
Small Craft Advisory is an enchanting book about Louis Rubin’s obsession with boats and his years of often hilarious boating adventures has been added to your Cart.
Small Craft Advisory is an enchanting book about Louis Rubin’s obsession with boats and his years of often hilarious boating adventures. When Louis Rubin was thirteen has been added to your Cart. When Louis Rubin was thirteen, he built a leaky little boat and paddled it out to the edge of the ship channel in Charleston, South Carolina, where he felt the inexorable pull of the water. Fifty years and dozens of boats later-sailboats, powerboats, inboards and outboards-the pull is as strong as ever
Guggenheim fellow, 1958-1959, fellow American Council Learned Socs. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946.
Guggenheim fellow, 1958-1959, fellow American Council Learned Socs.
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He built a boat when he was 13, owned many used ones, and finally in 1990 had a new wooden 24-foot boat hand built for him. From his childhood boat to his latest one, the experience of boating has been an act of liberation, an elemental freedom which provides a theme for this memoir. His affection for old or old-style boats provides a noncompetitive counter to the stress and ambition of academic and business life.
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Small Craft Advisory A Book About the Building of a Boat By Louis D. Rubin Jr. 394 pages. Boats were as close as he could come to what he reminds us the character Stein, in Joseph Conrad's novel "Lord Jim," called the "destructive element" in which a man must "immerse" himself. Atlantic Monthly Press. When Mr. Rubin reached his late 60's and found himself with more free time and money, he at last made up his mind to build the new boat of his dreams. It would be made of wood, with a hull configured like a workboat and a cabin roomy enough to live in for days.