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Fresh from the momentous experiences of his maiden voyage, merchant seaman, James Dunbar, is back in his native Suffolk. He falls in love there, but cannot quell the call of the sea. He secures a berth on a ship bound for Australia, destined for four years of danger as World War I beckons.

Under Sail

Author: Richard Woodman

Title: Waterfront

Series: James Dunbar

First Published by: Time Warner


Format: HC

Date: 1998

ISBN-10: 0316877719

ISBN-13: 9780316877718


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