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The language of the sea

James MacManus

The language of the sea

a novel

by James MacManus

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Published by Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grief,
  • Death,
  • Sons,
  • Marine biologists,
  • Survival at sea,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    After losing his teaching position, marine biologist Leo Kemp takes a last field trip with his students, only to encounter a dangerous weather system that causes him to be thrown overboard and confronted by surreal phenomena off the coast of Cape Cod.

    Edition Notes

    Originally published in Great Britain in 2010.

    StatementJames MacManus
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6113.A267 O58 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination295 p. ;
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24915083M
    ISBN 100312648472
    ISBN 109780312648473
    LC Control Number2010054433
    OCLC/WorldCa681499533

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