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The Boat Who Wouldn't Float Summary
Farley Mowat

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The Boat Who Wouldn't Float Summary

Plot Summary

The Boat Who Wouldn't Float by Farley Mowat is a book of non-fiction detailing the author's fascinating and humorous journey across Canada and his stay in various parts of Newfoundland while trying to live the dream of becoming a sailor. The book begins with Mowat describing his fear of auctions. As a small boy, Mowat witnesses his father getting carried away at an auction and ended up buying thirty hives of bees and the rest of the equipment so that he could start an apiary. The strange thing was the Mowat's father did not particularly want an apiary. Instead, he just simply gets carried away. Many years later, the same thing happens to Mowat. Although the author has successfully avoided auctions for many years, he ends up at one with a girlfriend. Mowat buys and buys. Suddenly, the author is in possession of a large amount of equipment...

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