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The Breaking Wave by Nevil Shute - Hardcover - 1955 - from ThriftBooks (SKU: G0884113159I3N01)

The Breaking Wave

The Breaking Wave by Nevil Shute - Hardcover - 1955 - from ThriftBooks (SKU: G0884113159I3N01)

The Breaking Wave

by Nevil Shute

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  • hardcover
Condition
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ISBN 10
0884113159
ISBN 13
9780884113157
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Amereon Ltd., 1955. Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

Synopsis

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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G0884113159I3N01
Title
The Breaking Wave
Author
Nevil Shute
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
2
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0884113159
ISBN 13
9780884113157
Publisher
Amereon Ltd.
Date published
1955

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