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Dust on the Sea : A Novel - Edward L. Beach

Dust on the Sea

A Novel


Published: 15th March 2014
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Dust on the Sea was published to great acclaim in 1972 on the heels of Run Silent, Run Deep, Edward L. Beach's first best-selling novel of submarine warfare. Like its predecessor, this novel was lauded for its authentic portrayal of a submariner's life during the desperate years of World War II in the Pacific. Tense, dramatic, and rich in technical and tactical detail, the book draws on Beach's years of experience as a submariner in the U.S. Navy. In describing the commander and crew of a fictitious sub named the USS Eel as they attempt to destroy Japanese ships and save American lives, Beach treats readers to a blend of action and adventure along with an authentic view of the personal agonies of war. With no margin for error, the men withstand storms, depth charges, and even hand-to-hand combat to defend themselves and their boat.
As the title of this book reminds us, mistakes result in a streak of debris known as dust on the sea, which briefly serves as a grave marker for a sunken ship.

ISBN: 9781591140573
ISBN-10: 1591140579
Series: Bluejacket Books
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 351
Published: 15th March 2014
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.81 x 16.05  x 1.88
Weight (kg): 0.5