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The Shadow Line [NOOK Book]

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The Shadown Line is a classic novella written by Joseph Conrad and first published in 1917. Also known as A Confession, "The Shadow Line" is his autobiographical novella of a young man in his first command as a sea captain. A series of crises prove incredibly difficult for his new authority, for the sea is curiously becalmed and the crew is weakened by feverish malaria. When the first mate's fear convinces many that the ship is haunted and cursed by the malevolent spirit of the previous captain, the young man ...
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Overview

The Shadown Line is a classic novella written by Joseph Conrad and first published in 1917. Also known as A Confession, "The Shadow Line" is his autobiographical novella of a young man in his first command as a sea captain. A series of crises prove incredibly difficult for his new authority, for the sea is curiously becalmed and the crew is weakened by feverish malaria. When the first mate's fear convinces many that the ship is haunted and cursed by the malevolent spirit of the previous captain, the young man must cope with their superstition as well as the conspicuous absence of much-needed medicine. A suspenseful sea story of a young man in a defining moment of his life, when the indistinct line separating an inexperienced boy from a mature man becomes perfectly clear, "The Shadow Line" brims with intense existence, straining responsibility, and threatened principles in a probing study of masculinity.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013867062
  • Publisher: United Holdings Group
  • Publication date: 12/19/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 246 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 27, 2012

    A great sea story filled with adventure. Recommended.

    A great sea story filled with adventure. Recommended.

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