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My River Chronicles

September 8, 2009

Jessica DuLong explains why she abandoned her desk job at a dot com to become a fireboat engineer on a rusty antique fireboat, the John J. Harvey, in the Hudson River. In My River Chronicles: Rediscovering America on the Hudson she brings to life New York City’s bygone working waterfront and contemplates what America is losing in our shift away from hands-on, physical labor.