Another great day at sea : life aboard the USS George H.W. Bush / Geoff Dyer ; with photographs by Chris Steele-Perkins.
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- ISBN: 9780307911582 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 0307911586 (hardcover)
- Physical Description: 190 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of color plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm
- Edition: First Edition.
- Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 
|Summary, etc.:|| "As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance of a residency aboard an aircraft carrier. Another Great Day at Sea chronicles Dyer's experiences on the USS George H.W. Bush as he navigates the routines and protocols of "carrier-world," from the elaborate choreography of the flight deck through miles of walkways and hatches to kitchens serving meals for a crew of five thousand to the deafening complexity of catapult and arresting gear. Meeting the Captain, the F-18 pilots and the dentists, experiencing everything from a man-overboard alert to the Steel Beach Party, Dyer guides us through the most AIE (acronym intensive environment) imaginable. A lanky Englishman (could he really be both the tallest and the oldest person on the ship?) in a deeply American world, with its constant exhortations to improve, to do better, Dyer brilliantly records the daily life on board the ship, revealing it to be a prism for understanding a society where discipline and conformity, dedication and optimism, become forms of self-expression" -- from publisher's web site.
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