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Attention All Shipping A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast (Radio 4 Book of the Week) by Charlie Connelly

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Published by Abacus .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Travel writing,
  • Travel - General,
  • Travel,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Sailing - Narratives,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - General,
  • Travel / Essays & Travelogues,
  • VOYAGES AND TRAVELS,
  • General,
  • Anecdotes,
  • Ocean travel,
  • Weather reporting, Radio

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9322913M
ISBN 100349116032
ISBN 109780349116037

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Charlie Connelly, Attention All Shipping. Four times daily, BBC radio broadcasts the shipping forecast, naming thirty-one separate regions in about three minutes and providing both current and projected conditions of sea and wind for each one. The forecast has been running (with different frequencies and regions and so on) since Attention All Shipping: A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast (Radio 4 Book Of The Week) eBook: Connelly, Charlie: : Kindle Store/5(). ATTENTION ALL SHIPPING has cemented these credentials and delighted his rapidly growing readership. Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. out of 5. customer ratings. 5 star 60% 4 star 23% 3 star 9% 2 star 3% 1 star /5(). Attention All Shipping: A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast (Radio 4 Book Of The Week) Kindle Edition by Charlie Connelly (Author) Format: Kindle Edition. out of 5 stars ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from /5().

Attention All Shipping I first heard this when it was 'Book of the Week' on Radio 4. I had forgotten just how funny it is - laugh out loud funny in places. There are times in David Thorpe's narration when it sounds as if he is on the brink of laughter, which adds to the liveliness of the narration. Attention All Shipping ‘Attention All Shipping’ is one of the biggest selling travel narratives of the past decade, was a Radio 4 Book of the Week, and the audio version was voted the second greatest audiobook of all time in a Guardian and Waterstones poll in August   Buy Attention All Shipping by Charlie Connelly from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Attention All Shipping Lomond Books are the leading Scottish book wholesaler, Publisher and distributor in Scotland for Scottish interest product aimed at the tourism, heritage and gift market. We provide a vast range of Scottish books, maps, calendars, postcards, greetings c.