Under Tropic Skies
by Louis Becke
Publisher: Thomas Allen 1904
Number of pages: 328
Drake, the supercargo of the Palestine, made Alvord’s acquaintance one dull, lowering day when a black north easter was blowing hard, and a sullen, heavy sea tumbled upon the long line of beach that stretched from Point Plomer on the north to the harbour bar, ten miles away.
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