by Thomas Heggen
In a hardcover edition in dust jacket
An early printing of Heggen's only novel, a comical but serious story of a dedicated US Navy Lieutenant during World War II who is liked by all on board his nondescript cargo ship except the captain. Later made into wonderful play and movie. With illustrations by Samuel Hanks Bryant.
Book: Very Good • Dust Jacket: Fair CITY, PUBLISHER, YEAR :
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1946
SIZE and PAGINATION :
8vo (8-9 in. tall) • 221 pages
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