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The Resource Fire in the water, a novel by James Alexander Thom

Fire in the water, a novel by James Alexander Thom

Label
Fire in the water
Title
Fire in the water
Statement of responsibility
a novel by James Alexander Thom
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
For famous one-armed war correspondent Paddy Quinn, this is to be his final Civil War assignment: the funeral of the assassinated President Lincoln. Quinn and his new bride Felice are aboard the steamboat Sultana going up the spring-flooded Mississippi River toward Illinois to meet the Funeral Train, when their honeymoon vessel stops at Vicksburg and takes on a pathetic human cargo of 2,000 sick and ragged survivors of the hellish Andersonville prisoner-of-war camp, kept alive only by their desire to get home. Quinn's lot is now thrown in with some of the unluckiest veterans of that awful war. While he is interviewing them about life in the notorious prison, the Sultana, carrying five times its lawful number of passengers, explodes after midnight. Quinn is blown overboard with the emaciated veteran Robb Macombie, and in the worst night of his life proves himself a better man than he had ever imagined he could be. In this narrative of America's worst maritime disaster, the deepest undercurrent is the spirit of the martyred President, whom Quinn and Macombie have vowed to honor by attending his funeral even if it kills them
Cataloging source
IMR
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Fire in the water, a novel by James Alexander Thom
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Illustrations by James Alexander Thom
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20427379
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
367 pages
Isbn
9781681570280
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn925487173
Label
Fire in the water, a novel by James Alexander Thom
Publication
Copyright
Note
Illustrations by James Alexander Thom
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20427379
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
367 pages
Isbn
9781681570280
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn925487173

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