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V for Victor : a novel

Author: Mark Childress
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Ballantine books Trade edView all editions and formats
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Alabama, 1942. The war is everywhere, but Victora sixteen-year old boy sent by his father to care for his dying grandmother on a lonely island in Mobile Baycan only dream of it. Then he wakes one amazing night to a thunderous roar from the Bay, and watches as a thug burns his boat. He also discovers a decomposing corpse, witnesses a near-seduction ... and sees the ominous shadow of an enemy submarine surfacing at
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromane
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Childress
ISBN: 0345420055 9780345420053
OCLC Number: 39164048
Description: 289 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Mark Childress.
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Alabama, 1942. The war is everywhere, but Victora sixteen-year old boy sent by his father to care for his dying grandmother on a lonely island in Mobile Baycan only dream of it. Then he wakes one amazing night to a thunderous roar from the Bay, and watches as a thug burns his boat. He also discovers a decomposing corpse, witnesses a near-seduction ... and sees the ominous shadow of an enemy submarine surfacing at night.

Suddenly Victor is playing unforeseen rolesnow hostage, now pursuerin the perilous war at home. ...

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