Farley Mowat Writing Styles in The Boat Who Wouldn't Float

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"The Boat Who Wouldn't Float" by Farley Mowat is a book of non-fiction, detailing the author's foray into the world of sailing and seacraft.

Farley Mowat (1921-present) is a Canadian sailor, conservationist, environmentalist, and bestselling author. Mowat is known for his non-fiction work, which often contains humorous anecdotes of his childhood in Saskatchewan, adventures with animals, and of course, descriptions of the sea.

Mowat spends several years in military service abroad before returning to Canada. Mowat attends university in Toronto where he studies biology and becomes interested in the history and conservation issues of the Great White North. Mowat publishes his first book, "People of the Deer," a call to arms on behalf of the Inuit people. The success of the book leads to many others, allowing Mowat to explore various issues largely ignored by the general public.

Since 1952, Mowat has published more than 25 books and has attained...

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