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by Nevil Shute
     
 

When Henry Warren, director of an English bank, lands by chance in a hospital in a bleak Northern town that has been ruined by the closure of its shipyard, he discovers nothing less than a new purpose for his life. Moved by the fate of the town’s inhabitants, Warren risks his fortune and reputation to save the shipyard and restore the town to its former… See more details below

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When Henry Warren, director of an English bank, lands by chance in a hospital in a bleak Northern town that has been ruined by the closure of its shipyard, he discovers nothing less than a new purpose for his life. Moved by the fate of the town’s inhabitants, Warren risks his fortune and reputation to save the shipyard and restore the town to its former prosperity. In seeking to change the fate of the town, he radically changes his own.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307474179
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/09/2010
Series:
Vintage International
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
300
Sales rank:
431,040
File size:
2 MB

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