I offer without editorial comment this note from a way-back friend:
"If you have a few minutes to kill, by all means go to Amazon.com and search on the book How to Avoid Huge Ships. It's out of print, but there are two copies available starting at $999. The fun thing, though, just as much fun as reading all 156 reviews, is looking at Customers Who Viewed This Item Also Viewed (scroll to view all of 'em):
Go on; do it.