Deep sea and foreign going

by Rose George | 03 July 2014
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BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week Winner of a Society of Authors Travelling Scholarship 2011 and a Mountbatten Maritime Award 2013 An award-winning investigation into the shady world of international shipping, the hidden industry upon which our world turns and our future depends 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. "Arresting, sharply observed, deeply researched and compelling... Plenty of books promise to reveal the secrets of little-known worlds but few actually deliver. This is one that does" - Melanie McGrath, Sunday Telegraph
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BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week Winner of a Society of Authors Travelling Scholarship 2011 and a Mountbatten Maritime Award 2013 An award-winning investigation into the shady world of international shipping, the hidden industry upon which our world turns and our future depends 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. "Arresting, sharply observed, deeply researched and compelling... Plenty of books promise to reveal the secrets of little-known worlds but few actually deliver. This is one that does" - Melanie McGrath, Sunday Telegraph
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