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The Commodore

(The third book in the Martinus Harinxma series)
A novel by

Out-of-Print. 1986 Harper & Row Publishers HB, stated first edition, 1st printing. Novel by Jan de Hartog(The Captain, The Distant Shore, The Peaceable Kingdom and the play The Fourposter (turned into the musical I Do! I Do!). A 70-year-old seafarer is called out of retirement to captain the world's largest tugboat in the world. Throw in a Chinese crew that's responsible for dragging a giant dry dock along the coast of south America and there's plenty of conflict.


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Hardback Editions

October 1987 : UK Hardback

Title: The Commodore
Author(s): Jan De Hartog
ISBN: 0-7090-3111-4 / 978-0-7090-3111-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
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May 1986 : USA Hardback

Title: The Commodore: A Novel of the Sea
Author(s): Jan De Hartog
ISBN: 0-06-039041-7 / 978-0-06-039041-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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