The Coming Wave

The Coming Wave

by Oliver Optic

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The Coming Wave
By Oliver Optic

clouds in the south-west, the barometer had earnestly admonished him of violent disturbances in the atmosphere. He had done everything he could for the safety of the brig, but he blamed himself--though without reason, for the change of weather had been sudden and unexpected--for coming into the bay when it was so near night. The brig was surrounded on nearly every side by rocky islands and numerous reefs, with the chances that thick weather would hide the friendly lights from his view. But it was a summer day, and, until late in the afternoon, when there was no wind to help him, no change could have been anticipated.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781724742797
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/12/2018
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.22(d)

About the Author

William Taylor Adams (July 30, 1822 - March 27, 1897), pseudonym Oliver Optic, was a noted academic, author, and a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.Adams was born in Medway, Massachusetts, in 1822 to Captain Laban Adams and Catherine Johnson Adams.

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