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Paul

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  • The Boy Behind the Gate: How His Dream of Sailing Around the World Became a Six-Year Odyssey of Adventure, Fear, Discovery and Love

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Larry Jacobson
    • Narrated By Larry Jacobson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (64)
    Performance
    (59)
    Story
    (60)

    With his first mate and crew, amateur sailor Larry Jacobson embarked on a lifelong goal to circumnavigate the globe. Willing to risk all, Jacobson spent six years sailing into the unknown where the unrelenting oceans served as a teacher of seamanship, personal strength, and perseverance. In The Boy Behind the Gate, the author reveals those crucial steps that will motivate you to make your dreams come true. We are each given one great opportunity at life. What are you going to do with yours?

    LINDA says: "Wonderful!!!"
    "Great writing about a memorable, moving adventure"
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    What did you love best about The Boy Behind the Gate: How His Dream of Sailing Around the World Became a Six-Year Odyssey of Adventure, Fear, Discovery and Love?

    If you enjoy a great story, crisp prose, and a poignant memory then you should put the Boy Behind the Gate at the top of your reading list. The author draws you in and you quickly get to know him and appreciate his courage and his sense of adventure.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I liked the honest self-reflection and the courage the author had.


    What does Larry Jacobson bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    If you just read the book, you'd be happy to have read it. If you listened to the book, you'll feel even closer to the story.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    The adventure of a lifetime.


    9 of 9 people found this review helpful

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