Wake of the Perdido Star

Wake of the Perdido Star

Book - 1999
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Academy Award-winning actor Gene Hackman spins a cinematic tale of pirates, shipwrecks, and sea adventure. Co-written with Daniel Lenihan, one of America's leading authorities on shipwrecks and diving, Wake of the Perdido Star is a moving story of a young boy's coming of age on the high seas, full of authentic nautical and historical detail. A 19th-century sea adventure in the spirit of Patrick O'Brian, Wake of the Perdido Star is a captivating tale about friendship, justice, and survival.

Publisher: New York : Newmarket Press, c1999.
ISBN: 9781557043986
1557043981
Branch Call Number: Hac
Characteristics: 384 p.
Additional Contributors: Lenihan, Daniel

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Apr 17, 2017

Gene Hackman also co-wrote with Daniel Lenihan Justice for none.

Agent13 Jul 30, 2012

Gene Hackman, author? Yes, this Oscar winning actor is spending his retirement from his first profession by taking up another passion: writing. This, his first book, is an adventure story about a teen maturing while he sets sail on the high seas. The book seems derivative of other books and the outcome is predictable. It helps if you know about boats, for it includes many techincal terms that are not defined. Nevertheless, I'll try to find other books that Mr. Hackman has written.

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