Reflection on America’s Great Loop: A Baby Boomer Couple’s Year-Long Boating Odyssey by means of George Hospodar, Patricia Hospadar
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Overview: Adventure is not only for the younger!
Though "I personal a ship!" used to be the outlet word to their courtship and eventual married existence, little did "Baby Boomer" couple, George and Pat Hospodar, know then that the ones phrases would result in their creating a year-long "adventure of a life-time" aboard their boat, Reflection, virtually 40 years later.
Reflection on America’s Great Loop welcomes and encourages no longer best fellow boaters, but additionally armchair adventurers, and dreamers of every age to sign up for them aboard as they proportion a lighthearted, real-life account in their travels at the circumnavigation of the waterways of the japanese United States and Canada.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General
Heinlein in Reflection: Robert A. Heinlein in the 21st Century by Christopher Nuttall
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Overview: Robert Anson Heinlein was the Grandmaster of Science-Fiction, originator or populariser of many of the science-fiction tropes we take for granted today. Heinlein laid the groundwork for countless authors to follow, combining his engineering knowledge and experience with a knowledge of humanity to open vast vistas for his readers. His popularity remains undiminished, even three decades after his death. Heinlein remains one of the greatest science-fiction writers in history. But is Heinlein still relevant today? He could be – and still is, even by the standards of our time – very controversial. In his later years, he pushed the limits as far as he could. His characters were freethinkers to a degree even we find alarming, discarding the chains of their societies in a manner that could be both heroic and dangerously unwise. His books – and Heinlein himself – have been accused of being fascist, or sexist, or racist, or thoroughly immoral. Is Heinlein still a great mind? Or should he be forgotten like so many other writers of his time? In this collection of essays, science-fiction writer Christopher G. Nuttall takes a fresh look at Heinlein’s books, assesses the accusations made against Heinlein’s work and concludes that yes, Heinlein is still relevant today …
Genre: Non-Fiction > Education > Research / information
Reflection Magazine – Fall 2017
November 15, 2018