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REEMAN, Douglas. In Danger's Hour. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1988). First US Printing. Pp. (14),1-319,(3). 8vo, white cloth spine with blue papercovered boards, silver lettering to spine. The perpetual tenseness of life aboard a minesweeper is the focus of this novel by the prolific Reeman. "' In Danger's Hour' is the story of [...] the fleet minesweeper HMS Rob Roy, during those desperate fourteen months from April 1943 to D-Day in June 1944. It is also the story of her captain, Lieutenant-Commander Ian Ransome --a veteran of this ruthless warfare at the age of twenty-eight -- and of th e eighty men her company. [...] Every day, and in every kind of weather, the sea lanes had to be cleared to allow convoys to enter and leave an England under siege. The ships faced danger from the air, E-boats, even submarines, but mainly their fight was against an unseen enemy -- an endless, deadlybattle with the mine." - from the dj. Very good in lightly edge-bumped, un clipped dust jacket. 25.00
Title: In Danger's Hour. First American Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1988, ISBN:0399133887:
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