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Devils on the Deep Blue Sea: The Dreams, Schemes, and Showdowns That Built America's Cruise-Ship Empires

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In this terrifically entertaining history, Kristoffer A. Garin chronicles the cruise-ship industry, from its rise in the early sixties, to its explosion in the seventies with the hit show The Love Boat, to the current vicious consolidation wars and brazen tax dodges. Entrepreneurial genius and bare-knuckle capitalism mate with cultural kitsch as the cruise lines dodge U.S. tax, labor, and environmental laws to make unimaginable profits while bringing the world a new form of leisure.

A colorful and compelling behind-the-scenes narrative, Devils on the Deep Blue Sea is a definitive look at the industry and its robber barons who created floating empires.

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In this terrifically entertaining history, Kristoffer A. Garin chronicles the cruise-ship industry, from its rise in the early sixties to its explosion in the seventies with the hit show

Synopsis:

In this terrifically entertaining history, Garin chronicles the cruise-ship industry, from its rise in the early 1960s to its explosion in the 1970s to the current consolidation wars and brazen tax dodges. It is a definitive look at the industry and its robber barons who created floating empires.

About the Author

Kristoffer A. Garin is a journalist who has written for the New York Daily News and the Journal News in Westchester, New York.

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ISBN:
9780452287341
Author:
Garin, Kristoffer A
Publisher:
Plume Books
Author:
Garin, Kristoffer
Author:
Garin, Kristoffer A.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Ships & Shipbuilding - History
Subject:
Industries - Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
Subject:
Corporate & Business History - General
Subject:
Industries - Transportation
Subject:
Business Writing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20060831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16-page b/w photo insert
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.87x5.25x.83 in. .98 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , In this terrifically entertaining history, Kristoffer A. Garin chronicles the cruise-ship industry, from its rise in the early sixties to its explosion in the seventies with the hit show
"Synopsis" by , In this terrifically entertaining history, Garin chronicles the cruise-ship industry, from its rise in the early 1960s to its explosion in the 1970s to the current consolidation wars and brazen tax dodges. It is a definitive look at the industry and its robber barons who created floating empires.
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