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A Drowning War

(1985)
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This highly charged and moving novel traces the fortunes of three men. Jay is a Swordfish pilot whose aircraft carrier is sunk after the fiasco at Narvik, and who endures a seemingly endless succession of days and night drifting in the North Sea in a Carley float. Hansi works his way up through the ranks of the 'kreigsmarine' and Boysie is an ambitious young U.S. Navey officer, determined that nothing shall stand in the way of the efficiency of his command.

Genre: Thriller

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Used availability for John Winton's A Drowning War

Hardback Editions

April 1987 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Drowning War
Author(s): John Winton
ISBN: 0-7089-1621-X / 978-0-7089-1621-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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August 1985 : UK Hardback
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Title: Drowning War
Author(s): John Winton
ISBN: 0-7181-2366-2 / 978-0-7181-2366-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd
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Paperback Editions

June 1987 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Drowning War
Author(s): John Winton
ISBN: 0-7221-9161-8 / 978-0-7221-9161-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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