Phillip is excited when the Germans invade the small island of Curacao. War has always been a game to him and he's eager to witness it first hand - until the freighter he and his mother are travelling on to the USA is torpedoed. Philip wakes to find himself adrift on a small raft in the middle of the ocean with an old West Indian man. Together they become marooned on a tiny deserted island. This moving story tells of their struggle to survive and is also a fascinating study of the relationship between a young white American boy influenced by his mother's prejudices, and a black man upon whom Philip's life depends.
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Date of Publication: 1973
Binding: soft cover
Edition: 1st Thus
Condition: Very Good +
""A tense and moving experience in reading." - Publishers Weekly "From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Book Description PUFFIN (PENG), 1973. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140305955
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