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African Queen

cat #: 307524
ISBN 10: 1-5098-2677-7
ISBN 13: 978-1-5098-2677-3
Year: 2017
Raincoast Books
Softcover
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A prim and strait-laced missionary persuades a gin-swilling riverboat captain to use his boat to attack a German warship. Central Africa, 1914; Rose Sayer, a 33-year-old English woman, is left alone when her missionary brother dies. Her only route out is aboard The African Queen, a steam-powered launch captained by Cockney mechanic, Charlie Alnutt. Determined to do her bit for the war effort and to avenge her brother, Rose persuades Charlie that they should attack the German gunboat, the Königin Luise. And so begins a most unlikely alliance and love affair, as Charlie and Rose venture down the treacherous Ulanga river encountering danger and adventure at every turn.

With an introduction by the award-winning author and journalist, Giles Foden.

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