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The lifeboat: a novel

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In the summer of 1914, Grace elopes with Henry Winter in London, hoping to escape the disapproval of his wealthy family. When the elegant ocean liner carrying them home to America suffers a mysterious explosion, Henry sacrifices his own safety and secures Grace a seat in a lifeboat, which its occupants quickly realize is over capacity. For any to live, some must die. Adrift on the Atlantic, the weather deteriorating and supplies dwindling, the castaways scheme and battle, caught up in a vicious power struggle between a ruthless but experienced sailor and an enigmatic matron with surprising powers of persuasion. Choosing a side will seal her fate, but Grace has made her way in the world by seizing every possible advantage. As she recollects the unorthodox way she and Henry met and considers the new life of privilege she thought she'd found, Grace must now decide: will she pay any price to keep it? The Lifeboat is a masterful debut, a story of hard choices, ambition, and endurance, narrated by a woman as complex and unforgettable as the events she describes.
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9780316185905
9781611131796
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9780316202855
9781410450197
9781611132489
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Full title lifeboat
Author rogan charlotte
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Last Update 2018-05-22 23:05:13PM
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Large type books, Ocean liners -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, American, Shipwreck survival -- Fiction, Young women -- Fiction
title_display The lifeboat : a novel
title_full The Lifeboat A Novel, The lifeboat : a novel / Charlotte Rogan, The lifeboat [sound recording] : a novel / Charlotte Rogan, The lifeboat [text (large print)] / by Charlotte Rogan
title_short The lifeboat :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Audiobooks, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Large type books, Literature, Ocean liners, Psychological fiction, American, Shipwreck survival, Young women