The Resource The boatmaker, John Benditt

The boatmaker, John Benditt

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The boatmaker
Title
The boatmaker
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John Benditt
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Language
eng
Summary
"In John Benditt's debut novel, a fierce, complicated, silent man wakes from a fever dream compelled to build a boat and sail away from the small island where he was born. The boat carries him to the next, bigger, island, where he becomes locked in a drunken and violent affair whose explosion propels him all the way to the mainland. There he struggles to understand the intricacies of a larger society and its dark underworld. As he encounters greed, corruption, and racial and religious hatred, he uncovers truths that allow him to redirect the course of his destiny. The boatmaker's journey cannot be traced on any map, and yet it is located at the epicenter of European history." --
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Title
The boatmaker
Creator
Summary
"In John Benditt's debut novel, a fierce, complicated, silent man wakes from a fever dream compelled to build a boat and sail away from the small island where he was born. The boat carries him to the next, bigger, island, where he becomes locked in a drunken and violent affair whose explosion propels him all the way to the mainland. There he struggles to understand the intricacies of a larger society and its dark underworld. As he encounters greed, corruption, and racial and religious hatred, he uncoverstruths that allow him to redirect the course of his destiny. The boatmaker's journey cannot be traced on any map, and yet it is located at the epicenter of European history. "--
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Genre
Tone
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10399684
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DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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John Benditt
The boatmaker, John Benditt
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The boatmaker, John Benditt
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text
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Dimensions
20 cm
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Edition
First US edition.
Extent
453 pages
Isbn
9781935639985
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2014037936
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
ADVENTURE
System control number
(OCoLC)881440621

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