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To brave the seas

Author: David McRobbie
Publisher: East Melbourne, Vic. : Allen and Unwin, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'We had trained for emergencies. Every man knew how to launch a lifeboat. There were life jackets to save us, but no one said, "Oh, and this is what an exploding torpedo does, and here's what happens when the ship sinks under you. And the lights will be out, so you'll be in the dark" ... ' It is 1940, and war rages. With nothing to keep him at home, fifteen-year-old Adam Chisholm joins Britain's Merchant Navy. His  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David McRobbie
ISBN: 9781743313077 1743313071
OCLC Number: 811646282
Awards: Commended for CBCA Book of the Year 2014 (Australia)
Target Audience: For children.
Description: 1 volume
Responsibility: David McRobbie.

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It is 1940, and war rages. With nothing to keep him at home, fifteen-year-old Adam Chisholm joins Britain's Merchant Navy. His first ship takes him on a stormy Atlantic convoy where he faces  Read more...

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