Author Topic: Ninety Percent of Everything- Rose George [Shipping & Sea Containers]  (Read 618 times)

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Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Food on Your Plate  by Rose George.

This was a good book.  She is a great writer and she goes thru pains to really make you feel like you are on the ship with her.  I would give the book 4 out of 5 stars. 

It is well written, but it is a longer book than I expected.  The ship owners competition, cost pressure and treatment of the rank and file crew was unexpected and eye opening!


If you want to get a great feel for international shipping, sea containers, the boats, ports, and crew...  it is a great resource!
The fastest Cheetah still waits for the lame baby antelope.  ..patience..