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Ringo, John

Summary: "With human civilization annihilated by a biological zombie plague, a rag tag fleet of yachts and freighters known as Wolf Squadron scours the Atlantic, searching for survivors. Within every abandoned liner and carrier lurks a potential horde of zombies but also holds the flickering hope of survivors. Now Wolf Squadron must clear the assault carrier USS Iwo Jima of infected before the trapped...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIN

Gay, William

Summary: Billy Edgewater is a harbinger of doom. Estranged from his family, discharged from the Navy, and touched by a rising desperation, he sets out hitchhiking home to East Tennessee, where his father is slowly dying. n the road, separately, are Sudy and Bradshaw, brother and sister, and a one-armed con man named Roosterfish. All, in one way or another, have their pasts and futures embroiled with...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GAY

Ghosh, Amitav.

Summary: Preparing to fight China's nineteenth-century Opium Wars, a motley assortment of sailors and passengers, including a bankrupt rajah, a widowed tribeswoman, and a free-spirited French orphan, comes to experience family-like ties that eventually span continents, races, and generations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Gho

Ghosh, Amitav.

Summary: Amid a cyclone in the Bay of Bengal, three vessels, and the diverse occupants within, converge on Canton's Fanqui-Town, or Foreign Enclave, which is a powder keg awaiting a spark to ignite the Opium Wars.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011

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Delaney, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2000

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC DEL

Hannah, Darci.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAN

Thier, Aaron

Summary: Key West, 2016. Sea levels are rising, coral reefs are dying. In short, everything is going to hell. It's here that two young filmmakers find something to believe in: an old sailor who calls himself Daniel Defoe and claims to be five hundred and sixty years old. In fact, old Dan is in the prime of his life -- an incredible, perhaps eternal American life. The story unfold over the course of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Their 2016

Ghosh, Amitav

Summary: On a journey across the Indian Ocean, the passengers of the enormous ship, The Ibis, bond together like family. Intent on fighting China's nineteenth-century Opium Wars, this hodgepodge group of passengers travel together from the high seas to the poppy fields of the Ganges, and into the backstreets of exotic Canton.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brillance Audio 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GHO

Stockwin, Julian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC STO

Beecroft, Alex.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEE

Johnson, Sarah Anne

Summary: When Hannah Snow saves sailor Billy from drowning after his ship runs aground, he helps her man the lighthouse at Dangerfield while hiding a dark secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

Parrett, Favel

Summary: Isla is a lonely girl who moves to Hobart with her mother and brother to try and better their lives. It's not really working until they meet Bo, a crewman on an Antarctic supply ship, the Nella Dan, who shares stories about his adventures with them--his travels, bird watching, home in Denmark, and life on board the ship. Isla is struggling to learn what truly matters and who to trust; and this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

Stockwin, Julian.

Summary: "Word has come from the British ambassador Arbuthnot that the neutral Turks are being wooed by the French and if the ancient city of Constantinople falls into their hands, Napoleon's route to India will be completely unfettered and his plans for world domination a reality. Concerned for his safety, Arbuthnot is demanding a large fleet presence to take him off and bring the Turks to their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McBooks Press, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO

Garrison, Paul

Summary: When Jim Leighton becomes a deckhand for venture capitalist Will Spark, he finds himself sailing to Rio de Janeiro, but when Stark suddenly changes their course in a fit of paranoia, Jim is soon alone at sea and fighting for his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAR

Engle, Margarita

Summary: In early 1940s Los Angeles, Mexican Americans Marisela and Lorena work in canneries all day then jitterbug with sailors all night with their zoot suit wearing younger brother, Ray, as escort until the night racial violence leads to murder. Includes historical note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ENG

Melville, Herman

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEL

Riley, Lucinda

Summary: Ally is in the midst of preparations for a challenging yacht race when she receives news of her adopted father's death. When tragedy strikes on the high seas, pummeling Ally yet again with a terrible and unexpected loss, she turns her back on the water and instead follows her own North Star-- a clue left by her father, leading her to Norway. There Ally begins to unpack the century-old story of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Riley 2016

Stockwin, Julian

Summary: November 1807. Captain Sir Thomas Kydd must sail to Lisbon to aid the Portuguese Royal Family's evacuation in the face of Napoleon's ruthless advance through Iberia. In the chaos of the threatened city an old passion is reawakened when he meets Persephone Lockwood, a beautiful and determined admiral's daughter from his past. But the Royal Family's destination is Brazil, Perspehone's England,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hodder & Stoughton 2017

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Law, J. S.

Summary: "A teenage sailor disappears on HMS Defiance, an infamous closed case reopens, and Lt. Danielle Lewis fights for truth and survival in this high-octane military thriller After events on board the submarine HMS Tenacity, Lieutenant "Dan" Lewis of the Royal Navy's Kill Team was warned not to pursue those responsible. She should walk away, stop investigating, but her thirst for justice means she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

Stockwin, Julian.

Summary: After being promoted during the Battle of Camperdown, acting Lieutenant Thomas Kydd finds himself aboard the U.S.S. Constellation operating out of Halifax during the first days of the American Navy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McBooks Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO

Melville, Herman

Summary: Billy Budd, a handsome and innocent sailor, is admired by all except for the jealous master-at-arms who plots to frame the young man for treason with tragic results.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Naxos AudioBooks 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC Mel

Melville, Herman

Summary: Publisher's description: Almost from the time of its publication in 1846, Melville's first book, based on his own travels in the South Seas, has been recognized as a classic in the literature of travel and adventure. Although initially rejected as too fantastic to be true, Typee was immensely popular and regarded in Melville's lifetime as his best work. It established his reputation as the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Northwestern University Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEL

Cobb, James H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COB

Lendroth, Susan.

Summary: In nineteenth-century New England, a young girl watches her baby brother learn to walk and talk while waiting for Papa's return from the sea after he joins the China trade and sails to foreign lands.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tricycle Press 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LEN