Born in Vancouver, the author of this unusual memoir initially attended school in Australia. Getting to Australia was one thing - getting back to North America in the middle of World War II, aged now seven, was a different kettle of fish. He and the nuclear family of which he was the smallest part sailed from Sydney aboard the S.S. President Grant, which soon necessitated a hair-raising escape across the South Pacific to avoid prowling Japanese submarines intent on sinking a ship that bore the name of such an illustrious American president. Provisions exhausted, the ship's complement was obliged to drink condensed sea water and eat quantities of flying fish for sustenance
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|Size: ||583 KB|
|Publisher: ||CCB Publishing|
|Date published: || 2017|
|ISBN: ||9781771432979 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|