Email from the Edge

Email from the Edge

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The Scholar Ship is a fascinating new concept in higher education. It is literally a floating university that operates out of a vintage, two hundred meter luxury liner, the MV Oceanic II. In this book, I have assembled a series of email dispatches that I sent to friends as my family and I pursued a round-the-world itinerary during spring 2008. In many ways the messages are impressionistic and fragmentary. Yet, in spite of its flaws, email happens to be an outstanding medium for capturing events and ideas in qreal time.q Although I could have edited the following messages extensively, in their present rough-hewn form, I think the dispatches preserve the overall flavor of the Spring 2008 TSS journey better than extensively-edited versions might. If you enjoy reading these qdispatches from the edgeq half as much as we enjoyed living the experiences, then you are surely in for a fun ride.Armed with this knowledge, I asked my family to stand back, while I assured our tour guide that I had the situation well in hand. If I followed my father-in-lawa#39;s step -by-step instructions, I would have the ostrich penned up in a twinkling. Photo 24: anbsp;...

Title:Email from the Edge
Author:Timothy McGettigan
Publisher:Kindle Direct Publishing - 2008-09-09


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