Deep Sea and Foreign Going: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry That Brings You 90% of Everything

Author(s): Rose George

Non-Fiction

There are 100,000 freighters on the seas. Between them they carry nearly everything we eat, wear and work with. In this unique investigation, Rose George joins the crew of a container ship to chart the murky waters of international shipping, with its powerful naval fleets, pirate gangs, and illegal floating factories, to reveal the hidden industry upon which our world turns and our future depends.

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An award-winning investigation into the shady world of international shipping, the hidden industry upon which our world turns and our future depends

Winner of Travelling Scholarships Award 2011. Mountbatten Maritime Prize 2013.

ROSE GEORGE is a freelance writer and author of A Life Removed: Hunting for Refuge in the Modern World (long-listed for the Ulysses Reportage Prize) and The Big Necessity: Adventures in the World of Human Waste (Portobello, 2008; shortlisted for the BMA Book Prize). She contributes regularly to the London Review of Books, the Guardian, the Independent and others. http://rosegeorge.com/site/

General Fields

  • : 9781846272998
  • : Granta Books
  • : Portobello Books Ltd
  • : June 2014
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : August 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Rose George
  • : Paperback
  • : Aug-14
  • : English
  • : 387.544
  • : 320