This is the story of Dana Hilliot's first voyage, as mess-boy on the freighter "Oedipus Tyranjnus" bound for Bombay and Singapore and of his struggle to win the approval of his shipmates. This book alternates between Dana's own narrative and the humour of the seaman's conversation.
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Book Description Penguin Putnam~trade, 1974. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140034757