Signals Of Distress

Signals Of Distress

Book - 1995
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"Signals of Distress" tells the story of an American emigration vessel grounded off the coast of England in the 1830's. While the Belle of Wilmington waits to be refloated, the isolated community of Wherrytown offers what hospitality it can to the crew, but the Americans prove to be a disturbing presence. A brilliantly imagined historical fiction about emigration, dislocation, and the price of liberty, this novel confirms Crace's reputation as a writer who is gifted almost beyond belief.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1995.
ISBN: 9780374263799
0374263795
Characteristics: 275 p. ;,24 cm.

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