When the freighter on which they are travelling is torpedoed by a German submarine during World War II, an adolescent white boy, blinded by a blow on the head, and an old black seaman are stranded on a tiny Caribbean island where the boy acquires a new kind of vision, courage and love from his old companion
Print Book, English, 1994, ©1969
121 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
9780140366204, 9780140816471, 0140366202, 014081647X
Originally published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1969