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Felicia Gordon is at the Cambridgeshire College of Arts and technology. Paul Baker is at Lancaster Univeristy. He is the world's leading writer on Polari, a secret form of language used by gay men, particularly gay sea-farers, in the 1950s and a 1960s. Jo Stanley is known world wide as one of the leading writers on women/gender and the sea, She writes fiction and non-fiction and is most famous for her acclaimed " Bold in her Breeches: Women Pirates Across the Ages " (Rivers Oram Publishing 1999).

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"What this fascinating book is really about is not 'gay life at sea' in general, but the gay ghettos on many liners and cruiseships during the fifties and sixties." "George Melly, The Mail on Sunday" "...this path breaking book tells the hidden story of passion and liberation at sea. This is a vital addition to the understanding of gay and sea history." "Publishing News" "...candid confessions cause the narrative to leap into life." " Independent on Sunday." "...a fascinating account." " Gay Times" "...Hello Sailor! transcends its niche as a piece of gay history and, instead, becomes something that has resonances for all readers, whether gay, straight or something in between." "The Observer" '...an eminently readable, often amusing and original book...' "Journal of Contemporary History, Vol 41, No 1"

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