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The Boatbuilder by Daniel Gumbiner

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Published .
Written in English


  • Brain,
  • Healing,
  • Drug addiction,
  • Communities,
  • Concussion,
  • Addicts,
  • Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementDaniel Gumbiner
The Physical Object
Pagination237 pages
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26956817M
ISBN 101944211551
ISBN 109781944211554

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Addled by addiction and chronic pain, Berg meets Alejandro, a reclusive, master boatbuilder, and begins to see a path forward. Alejandro offers Berg honest labor, but more than this, he offers him a new approach to his suffering, a template for survival amid intense pain. About the Author. Daniel Gumbiner was born and raised in Northern California. He graduated from UC Berkeley in and now lives in Southern Nevada. The Boatbuilder is his first : Daniel Gumbiner. “The Boatbuilder offers a decidedly gentle, sometimes quietly rewarding window onto the attempted recovery of an American opioid addict. It’s a fictional companion piece of sorts to nonfiction books about self-reliance like Matthew Crawford’s Shop Class as Soulcraft or Alexander Langlands’s Craeft, which argue for the emotional benefits of unplugging and . The Boat Builder also has sensitive discussions about death and other, touchy subjects. My expressions of gratitude for the Amazon administration allowing me to review films on their site. I received helpful opportunities improving my writing for Director: Arnold Grossman.

Told with wit and heart, The Boatbuilder is a meditation on love, loyalty, and the shared experiences that turn strangers into family.” —Tayari Jones “This book’s alive. The Boatbuilder is a surprising and soulful first novel and it deserves many, many readers.” —Peter Orner. Boatbuilder's Handbook Downloads. Download PDF versions of the Boatbuilders Handbook. If you do not already have it, you will need Adobe Acrobat . Boatbuilder's Handbook The posted information is for manufacturers of recreational boats who must comply with the applicable regulations. Depending upon boat type, engine, length, usage, etc., a regulation (and corresponding guide) may, or may not, be applicable.   Berg is one boatbuilder in the book. The other is his teacher, Alejandro Vega, an artisan in his mids who agrees to let Berg work as his apprentice.

  The following is from Daniel Gumbiner's debut novel, The Boatbuilder. Before Eli “Berg” Koenigsberg developed an intense addiction to painkillers, he was a hardworking kid, always looking to prove himself.   The Boat Builder's Bargain is a sweet single parent romance mixed with a charming yet slightly stubborn billionaire that is well written with great characters and a steady plot and pacing. This heartwarming light read had just enough tension / drama mixed within the sweet romance to make this an easy to pass a few hours book that is guaranteed to leave you with a /5.   When The Boatbuilder, a debut novel by Daniel Gumbiner, begins, Berg is house-sitting and beginning to get to know people in this community. Over the course of the novel, which takes place over the following year, he will become part of this place, as he moves from one job to the next, one home to the next, always conscious of his addiction and his pain, wanting .   ‎At 28 years old, Eli "Berg" Koenigsberg has never encountered a challenge he couldn't push through, until a head injury leaves him with lingering headaches and a weakness for opiates. Berg moves to a remote Northern California town, seeking space and time to recover, but soon finds himse /5(11).