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Simple Courage

A True Story of Peril on the Sea

Simple Courage( )
Author: Delaney, Frank
ISBN:978-1-4000-6524-0
Publication Date:Jun 2006
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

“HEAVEN HELP THE SAILOR ON A NIGHT LIKE THIS.” –old folk prayer In late December 1951, laden with passengers and nearly forty metric tons of cargo, the freighter S.S. Flying Enterprise steamed westward from Europe toward America. A few days into the voyage, she hit the eye of a ferocious storm. Force 12 winds tossed men about like playthings and turned drops of freezing Atlantic foam into icy missiles. When, in the space of twenty-eight hours, the ship was slammed by...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Transportation / Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.2 x 9.4 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:1.241 Pounds
Author Biography
Delaney, Frank (Author)
Francis James Joseph Raphael Delaney was born in County Tipperary, Ireland on October 24, 1942. Before becoming a full-time writer, he was a radio and television reporter for BBC broadcasting. He wrote about two dozen fiction and nonfiction books during his lifetime including Ireland, Jim Hawkins and the Curse of Treasure Island, The Celts, A Walk to the Western Isles, and James Joyce's Odyssey: A Guide to the Dublin of Ulysses. He died following a stroke on February 21, 2017 at the age of 74.

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