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Author London, Jack, 1876-1916, author

Title The Sea-Wolf
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Open Road Media, 2016
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Summary In one of the greatest sea stories ever told, a writer discovers his true nature in confrontation with a mad ship captain As Humphrey van Weyden rides a ferry across San Francisco Bay, he reflects proudly on the publication of his latest essay in the Atlantic. When a sudden collision rips a hole in the ship's hull, the ferry sinks like a stone, throwing the literary critic into the icy harbor. Rescued by the Ghost, a seal-hunting vessel, van Weyden counts his blessings. Little does he know he's boarded a ship bound straight for hell. Brilliant and amoral, Capt. Wolf Larsen rules the Ghost with an iron fist. Forced into backbreaking service as a cabin boy, van Weyden watches helplessly as Larsen terrorizes his crew. But when mounting tensions finally result in outright mutiny, the mild-mannered intellectual will be forced to take a stand against the ruthless tyrant who saved his life. A rousing tale of adventure inspired by author Jack London's own maritime experiences, The Sea-Wolf has influenced writers including Ernest Hemingway, George Orwell, and Jack Kerouac. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices
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Subject Sealers (Persons) -- Fiction.
Sealing ships -- Fiction.
Ship captains -- Fiction.
Arctic regions -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Action & Adventure; General Fiction
Action and adventure fiction.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1504033876
9781504033879 (electronic bk.)