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Breaking Wave

by Nevil Shute

  • Used
  • poor
  • paperback
Condition
POOR
ISBN 10
0345354486
ISBN 13
9780345354488
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Ballantine Books. Mass Market Paperback. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.

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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Seller Inventory #
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Title
Breaking Wave
Author
Nevil Shute
Format/binding
Mass Market Paperback
Book condition
Used - POOR
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0345354486
ISBN 13
9780345354488
Publisher
Ballantine Books
This edition first published
1964

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Poor
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