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"Superior Passage" Is Set in the Rugged Landscape of the US-Canadian Border

Apr 26, 2019 05:38AM ● By Editor

Media Release from PR Newswire - April 26, 2019


Richard T. Coleman, a Milwaukee-born and -raised former military freight pilot during the Vietnam War who received his captain's license at an early age and has found great joy in the art of teaching others to sail, has completed his book "Superior Passage": a compelling novel depicting a seasoned sailor's experience when he is alone and shipwrecked in the unforgiving wilderness of the American north.

After many years of commanding a fleet of square-riggers, Shotty Murphy has found a life of adventure following the paths of great explorers in his beloved sailboat, Nattily Ann. All is well until one beautiful day, while plying the cold waters of Lake Superior, a storm catches him off guard. 

Wrecked and far from help, he must devise his own rescue.

"Superior Passage chronicles one man's fulfillment of a lifelong dream. Set in the North American wilderness in the 1930s, this page-turning saga introduces us to the hardy souls who forged the Great Lakes into a major trade route between East and West. Coleman has an extraordinary vision that combines a love of the traditional with modern ingenuity and wit. You can see "Superior Passage" as a metaphor, a parable, a tall tale, but mainly, because all the elements are so harmonious . . . a darn good read." - Maxine Wishner, former producer, Ted Turner's World of Adventure.

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Richard T. Coleman's book is a spellbinding and authentic novel that is sure to become a modern classic.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase "Superior Passage" at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnesand Noble.

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