The Sea Wolf
by Jack London
Publisher: William Heinemann 1917
While onboard a San Francisco ferry which collides with another ship in the fog and sinks, Humphrey van Weyden is picked up by Wolf Larsen, the captain of the seal-hunting schooner the "Ghost". A brutal ship master, Wolf rules over his ship with an iron hand. Forced to be a cabin boy and do menial work, Humphrey is forced to toughen up quick in this thrilling nautical adventure.
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by Jack London - eBooks@Adelaide
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by Jack London - Feedbooks
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