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The surfacing, Cormac James

Label
The surfacing
Title
The surfacing
Statement of responsibility
Cormac James
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hand over hand, Petersen drew the rope out of the water. The gap between the two ice pans was barely a foot wide. Morgan watched the man coiling the rope nicely onto the ice. Inside him, a stupid hope had already bred, that the boy might still be attached to the end of it. He would come up laughing and spluttering, amused as much as relieved. Morgan is second-in-command of the brig Impetus, dispatched in 1852 to the Arctic in search of Franklin's lost expedition. It is late in the year and the ice is closing in when Morgan, ensconced in this wholly masculine world, learns that the ship is carrying a stowaway--a woman. Pregnant with his child. It is too late to turn back. The child will be born into this vast frozen wilderness. And Morgan must set out on a voyage of deliverance across a bleak expanse as shifting, stubborn and treacherous as human nature itself
Summary
Far from civilization, on the hunt for Sir John Franklin's recently lost Northwest Passage expedition, Lieutenant Morgan and his crew find themselves trapped in ever-hardening Arctic ice that threatens to break apart their ship. When Morgan realizes that a stowaway will give birth to his child in the frozen wilderness, he finds new clarity and courage to lead his men across a bleak expanse as shifting, stubborn, and treacherous as human nature itself. -- Provided by publisher
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Character
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10429038
Cataloging source
DLC
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1971-
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James, Cormac
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Voyages and travels
  • Stowaways
  • Arctic regions
Target audience
adult
Label
The surfacing, Cormac James
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052756448
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9781922182517
Label
The surfacing, Cormac James
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052756448
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9781922182517

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