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The North water : a novel / Ian McGuire.

McGuire, Ian, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9781250118141
  • ISBN: 125011814X
  • Physical Description: 255 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Picador Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Picador/Henry Holt and Company, 2017.

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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.
Subject: Whaling ships > Fiction.
Arctic regions > Fiction.

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