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The Wheel of Fortune

A novel by

Describes the wanderings of a tramp steamer along the trade routesof the world's oceans and of the men who sail her; of John Baxter who takes to the sea as a relief from the boredom of a shore job, of the grotesque Laratee seeking to drown bitter memories in alcohol, of Connel the tough and ageing bosun, of the mate Stenning and of Captain Haggard, bleak, aloof and god-like. Fortune's wheel spins also for Ruth Haggard, who joins the ship tolook after her father and becomes involved in troubles she is unable to control.

Genre: Thriller

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Hardback Editions

February 1991 : UK Hardback

Title: The Wheel of Fortune (Ulverscroft Large Print)
Author(s): James Pattinson
ISBN: 0-7089-2376-3 / 978-0-7089-2376-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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July 1976 : UK Hardback

Title: Wheel of Fortune
Author(s): James Pattinson
ISBN: 0-85617-020-8 / 978-0-85617-020-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: TBS The Book Service Ltd
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Kindle Editions

April 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Wheel of Fortune
Author(s): James Pattinson
Publisher: Lume Books
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