The Ordinary Seaman

The Ordinary Seaman

Book - 1997 | 1st ed.
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In this lyrical and spellbinding book, Goldman tells the stories of 15 Central American men who have come to America--most on their life savings--to staff the crew of the "Urus". The ordinary seaman is Esteban, a veteran of the war in Guatemala, a young man haunted by the loss of his last love. As he works up the courage to start a new life, his story and those of his shipmates come to life, illuminating the conflicts and triumphs of the human heart. 400 pp. 8-city tour. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, c1997.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780871136718
0871136716
Branch Call Number: GOLDM
Characteristics: 387 p. ; 24 cm.

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The ninote's least successful book.

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