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The Shipkiller: A Novel

JUSTIN SCOTT

Published by Dial Press January 1978, 1978
ISBN 10: 0803779496 / ISBN 13: 9780803779495
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Title: The Shipkiller: A Novel

Publisher: Dial Press January 1978

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Price Clipped. Near Fine with near fine dust Jacket, except for a close microtear.An odyssey of revenge and a strikingly different love story that embraced the distant waters of the world, an absolutely riviting story of the human condition. Bookseller Inventory # 20080908102788

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A novel of love and revenge set on the high seas, by New York Times bestselling author Justin Scott (co-author of The Thief, #1 New York Times bestseller), considered one of the best maritime thrillers ever written, back in print after twenty-five years.

It was the largest moving object on the face of the earth, but for Carolyn and Peter Hardin it was a towering wall of steel bursting out of a squall at full speed, bearing down on their ketch Siren. In a few dramatic moments, Siren was shattered by the indifferent juggernaut. Struggling for his life, Peter Hardin felt the hand of his wife being torn from his grip as the huge white letters on the supertanker?s stern?Leviathan?steamed away.Thus begins an odyssey of revenge that embraces the distant waters of the world, from the titanic storms of the South Atlantic to the oil-slicked reaches of the Persian Gulf. Selected as one of the best thrillers ever published by The Thriller Writers of America?and now back in print for the first time in twenty-five years?The Shipkiler is the story of one man determined to win at sea the justice he has been denied on land. 

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In celebration of the thirty-fifth anniversary of this renowned maritime thriller, a new edition for the next generation of readers.

It was the largest moving object on the face of the earth,but for Carolyn and Peter Hardin it was a towering wall of steel bursting out of a squall at full speed, bearing down on their ketch Siren. In a few dramatic moments, Siren was shattered by the indifferent juggernaut. Struggling for his life, Peter Hardin felt the hand of his wife being torn from his grip as the huge white letters on the supertanker?s stern?Leviathan?steamed away. Thus begins an odyssey of revenge that embraces the distant waters of the world, from the titanic storms of the South Atlantic to the oil-slicked reaches of the Persian Gulf. Now back in print for the first time in twenty-five years, The Shipkiler is the story of one man determined to win at sea the justice he has been denied on land. 32 B&W phots plus 25 in text drawings

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