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Description - Wooden Ships & Iron Men by Reese Palley

Tom Hoyne was a successful artist in advertising when, in mid-life, he was diagnosed with cancer and given two years to live. Confounding his physicians, Hoyne lived for seventeen years, during which he produced some of the most dramatic paintings of America's maritime past. This beautiful volume is the first full presentation of Hoyne's work. More than 100 paintings are reproduced here, almost all of which portray the beauty of the fishing schooners and the terrors and hardships on the waters of the notoriously inhospitable Grand Banks.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781593720131
ISBN-10: 1593720130
Format: Hardback
(267mm x 312mm x 23mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: The Quantuck Lane Press
Publisher: The Quantuck Lane Press
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Reese Palley

Historian Reese Palley is the author of many books and articles, including Wooden Ships & Iron Men: The Maritime Art of Thomas Hoyne, Concrete: A Seven-Thousand Year History, and The Answer: Why Only Mini Nuclear Power Plants Can Save the World. He lives in Philadelphia.

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