1943 Hardcover Book, The Gaunt Woman, Edmund Gilligan, Dust Jacket, Fiction, Naval Literature, Suspense Novel
A hardcover fictional novel by Edmond Gilligan. It is entitled, The Gaunt Woman. This is a 1943 Edition and has its dust cover. The book's hardcover is tan cloth with embossed dark red printing.
An adventure story of the Grand Banks and the strange warfare that goes on there as fishermen attempt to bring in the catch while German subs meet with their supply ships in harsh weather. This is the tale of one Gloucester fisherman, and the square-rigged Danish ship, The Gaunt Woman, which was being used as a shield for strange activities. This is a mystery full of suspense, authentic sea lingo, and a well-spun story.
Edmund Gilligan was an American author. Born on June 7, 1898, in Waltham, Massachusetts, he was educated at Harvard University and served in the United States Navy during the First World War. He died on December 29, 1973, in Woodstock, New York, USA.
8 1/4 x 6 inches
Tan Cloth Cover With Dark Red Title on Cover and Spine
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons New York
This book is in Used but in Good condition. The book has no rips or tears. The binding is completely intact. The dust cover has a rip along the spine and other smaller rips and tears.
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Aug 2, 2018
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