Log of the S.S. the Mrs Unguentine (Paperback)

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By Stanley G. Crawford, Ben Marcus (Introduction by)
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"Forty years ago I first linked up with Unguentine and we made love on twin-hulled catamarans, sails a-billow, bless the seas..."

So begins the courtship of a certain Unguentine to the woman we know only as "Mrs. Unguentine," the chronicler of their sad, fantastical tale. For forty years, they sail the seas together, alone on a giant land-covered barge of their own devising. They tend their gardens, raise a child, invent an artificial forest--all the while steering clear of civilization.

"Log of the S.S. The Mrs. Unguentine" is a masterpiece of modern domestic life, a comic novel of closeness and difficulty, miscommunication and stubborn resolve. Rarely has a book so perfectly registered the secret solitude of marriage, how shared loneliness can result in a powerful bond.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781564785121
ISBN-10: 1564785122
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publication Date: September 2008
Pages: 113
Language: English
Series: American Literature (Dalkey Archive)