This is your captain speaking by Ivy Ruckman

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Published by Walker in New York .

Written in English

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  • Friendship -- Fiction.,
  • Old age -- Fiction.

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Overshadowed by his successful, athletic older brother, Tom skips soccer practice to visit a nursing home where he develops a friendship with a retired sea captain.

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StatementIvy Ruckman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.R844 Th 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination139 p. ;
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2385763M
ISBN 100802767346, 0802767354
LC Control Number87014708

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About the Author. Gavin MacLeod is best known as Captain Stubing on ABC’s worldwide smash The Love Boat but also as Murray Slaughter on The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

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His first novel, THIS IS YOUR CAPTAIN SPEAKING, was published by Simon & Schuster in June A second novel, STRANGE BOAT, is due to publish by Rare Bird Books in April He lives in New York City with his wife and sons/5(17). About the Author.

Gavin MacLeod is one of America’s most beloved veterans of stage and screen, best known as Captain Stubing on ABC’s worldwide smash The Love Boat and as Murray Slaughter on The Mary Tyler Moore Show. He and his wife, Patti, hosted Back on Course on TBN for seventeen years, and for nearly thirty years he has served as an ambassador /5().

This Is Your Captain Speaking is the autobiography through which TV and film star Gavin MacLeod (along with writer Mark Dagostino) seeks to accomplish his Preface wish.

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Ivy Ruckman is the award-winning author of fourteen books, including No Way Out, for which she also wrote the screenplay. She is a former English teacher and creative writing instructor, and has written several short stories for young readers. Mrs.

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Outrageous and gorgeously absurd, it shows us, with fearless accuracy, what a twisted tribe we have become.” —William Giraldi, author of Busy MonstersReleased on: J From humble beginnings to Hollywood, his journey reveals his struggles with death, divorce, and depressionand how he found deep faith even amidst the hostile world of entertainment.

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