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Courage : a novel of the sea

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1st St. Martin's Press ed.

In 1950 in the North Atlantic west of Ireland the destinies of two ships fuse. One, an English tramp, breaks apart in a winter storm. Five survivors cling to the wreckage. An officer of a nearby liner is at the helm of a boat that must battle its way through the mountainous waves in a desperate attempt to reach the castaways. In this evocation of the life of the sea, the author has created a world of isolation, frailty and endurance whose overarching theme is the test of courage.

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  • ISBN: 9780312384364
  • ISBN: 031238436X
  • Physical Description: 148 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st St. Martin's Press ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2008.

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Originally published by Cassell in London, 1962.
Summary, etc.:
In 1950 in the North Atlantic west of Ireland the destinies of two ships fuse. One, an English tramp, breaks apart in a winter storm. Five survivors cling to the wreckage. An officer of a nearby liner is at the helm of a boat that must battle its way through the mountainous waves in a desperate attempt to reach the castaways. In this evocation of the life of the sea, the author has created a world of isolation, frailty and endurance whose overarching theme is the test of courage.
Subject: Courage > Fiction.
North Atlantic Region > Fiction.
Genre: Sea stories.
Adventure fiction.


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