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The North Water

by Ian Mcguire

Hardcover, 255 pages, Henry Holt & Co, List Price: $27 |


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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.

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