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The Resource The North Water

The North Water

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The North Water
Title
The North Water
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Ian McGuire
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Language
eng
Summary
LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016 A NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN NOTABLE BOOK 2016 SHORTLISTED FOR THE LA TIMES BOOK PRIZE 2017 — Winner of the RSL Encore Award 2017 —A ship sets sail with a killer on board . . . 1859. A man joins a whaling ship bound for the Arctic Circle. Having left the British Army with his reputation in tatters, Patrick Sumner has little option but to accept the position of ship's surgeon on this ill-fated voyage. But when, deep into the journey, a cabin boy is discovered brutally killed, Sumner finds himself forced to act. Soon he will face an evil even greater than he had encountered at the siege of Delhi, in the shape of Henry Drax: harpooner, murderer, monster . . . 'A tour de force' Hilary Mantel'Riveting and darkly brilliant' Colm Tóibín
Summary
The Volunteer, a nineteenth-century Yorkshire whaling ship, becomes the stage for a confrontation between brutal harpooner Henry Drax and ex-army surgeon Patrick Sumner, the ship's medic, during a violent, ill-fated voyage to the Arctic
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New York Times Notable Book, 2016
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DLC
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McGuire, Ian
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
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The North Water
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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Isbn
9781471151279
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The North Water
Publication
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OVERDRIVE:faa33ee2-5858-4263-be0c-93ba923850ea
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781471151279
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Specific material designation
optical disk

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