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The captain.

Author: Jan De Hartog
Publisher: New York, Atheneum, 1967 [©1966]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of a Hollander, escaped from the Nazis, who becomes captain of a Dutch tug assigned to convoy duty on the perilous Murmansk run. Dangers of the sea are complicated for the captain by an emotional involvement with the widow of his liaison officer and also by a challenge that confronts him as he is revolted by the needless slaughter of war.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan De Hartog
OCLC Number: 735843
Description: 434 pages color map (on lining papers) 22 cm

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The story of a Hollander, escaped from the Nazis, who becomes captain of a Dutch tug assigned to convoy duty on the perilous Murmansk run. Dangers of the sea are complicated for the captain by an emotional involvement with the widow of his liaison officer and also by a challenge that confronts him as he is revolted by the needless slaughter of war.

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