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The Breaking Wave by Nevil Shute - Paperback - 1984 - from ThriftBooks (SKU: G0345321731I5N00)

The Breaking Wave

The Breaking Wave by Nevil Shute - Paperback - 1984 - from ThriftBooks (SKU: G0345321731I5N00)

The Breaking Wave

by Nevil Shute

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ISBN 10
0345321731
ISBN 13
9780345321732
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Random House Publishing Group, 1984. Mass Market Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Nevil Shute Norway was born in 1899 in Ealing, London. He studied Engineering Science at Balliol College, Oxford. Following his childhood passion, he entered the fledgling aircraft industry as an aeronautical engineer working to develop airships and, later, airplanes. In his spare time he began writing and he published his first novel, Marazan , in 1926, using the name Nevil Shute to protect his engineering career. In 1931 he married Frances Mary Heaton and they had two daughters. During the Second World War he joined the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve where he worked on developing secret weapons. After the war he continued to write and settled in Australia where he lived until his death in 1960. His most celebrated novels include Pied Piper (1942), A Town Like Alice (1950), and On the Beach (1957).

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Title
The Breaking Wave
Author
Nevil Shute
Format/binding
Mass Market Paperback
Book condition
Used - Acceptable
Quantity available
2
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0345321731
ISBN 13
9780345321732
Publisher
Random House Publishing Group
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1984

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