Abandon ship!: The death of the U.S. Indianapolis

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J. Curley & Associates, 1980 - History - 560 pages
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Originally published in 1958, "Abandon Ship!" was the first book to describe how the survivors of the "U.S.S. Indianapolis" sinking watched their shipmates fall prey to shark attacks, dehydration and death, and the first to question why the captain, Charles McVay, was court martialed.

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Richard F. Newcomb is a pioneer of narrative nonfiction. He lives in Florida.

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