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Uncommon Carriers
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Farrar Straus & Giroux
Publication date May 16, 2006
Pages 248
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780374280390
ISBN-10 0374280398
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.25 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Original list price $24.00
Summaries and Reviews
A staff writer for The New Yorker recounts his experiences with the freight transportation workers he has encountered during rides between Atlanta and Tacoma, from an eighteen-wheel hazmat tank operator to the skipper of a twenty-foot scale model of an ocean liner. 75,000 first printing.
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Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (November 22, 2006)
9780786290925 | details & prices | 377 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.24 lbs | List price $29.95
About: This is a book about people who drive trucks, captain ships, pilot towboats, drive coal trains, and carry lobsters through the air: people who work in freight transportation.
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from Farrar Straus & Giroux (May 16, 2006)
9780374280390 | details & prices | 248 pages | 6.25 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $24.00
About: McPhee's books are about real people in real places.
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from Farrar Straus & Giroux (April 3, 2007)
9780865477391 | details & prices | 248 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.64 lbs | List price $16.00

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