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The ghost of the Mary Celeste : a novel

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First U.S. Edition.

"In 1872 the American merchant vessel Mary Celeste was discovered adrift off the coast of Spain. Her cargo was intact and there was no sign of struggle, but the crew was gone. They were never found. This maritime mystery lies at the center of an intricate narrative branching through the highest levels of late- nineteenth-century literary society. While on a voyage to Africa, a rather hard-up and unproven young writer named Arthur Conan Doyle hears of the Mary Celeste and decides to write an outlandish short story about what took place. This story causes quite a sensation back in the United States, particularly between sought-after Philadelphia spiritualist medium Violet Petra and a rational-minded journalist named Phoebe Grant, who is seeking to expose Petra as a fraud. Then there is the family of the Mary Celeste's captain, a family linked to the sea for generations and marked repeatedly by tragedy. Each member of this ensemble cast holds a critical piece to the puzzle of the Mary Celeste. --

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Arcade Free Library FIC MARTI (Text)
Adult Fiction
52112300376928
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Newark Public Library FIC MAR (Text)
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52125300650894
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Palmyra Community Library MAR (Text)
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52127300262910
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Sodus Community Library FIC MAR (Text)
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52148300373218
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Victor Farmington Library MAR (Text)
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52128300616816
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