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David Rockefeller Jr.'s New Book is a Sailing Adventure and Climate Change Awakening

David Rockefeller Jr.'s New Book is a Sailing Adventure and Climate Change Awakening

The making of One Island, One Ocean: The Epic, Environmental Journey Around the Americas , a new book out this month, was personal and driven by passion. From Weldon Owen publisher Terry Newell, who learned to sail before he learned to swim and whose great-great-grandfather was a whaling captain, to David Rockefeller Jr., an avid sailor who joined the exhibition and who opened his private New York residence for a small, book launch gathering. TreeHugger was on the scene to get a first-look and hear first-hand accounts from the journey. © Emma Grady Located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, the Rockefeller residence was home to a small cocktail party to celebrate One Island, One Ocean , which is conveniently available on Amazon for $35. Newell opened the evening with remarks, calling the story a "publisher's dream." He said, it looks great, has a great adventure story, a...

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