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Description - The Navigator Of New York by Wayne Johnston

At the centre of The Navigator of New York is the rivalry between Robert Peary and Frederick Cook to be the first American to reach the North Pole. Its protagonist, however, is Devlin Stead, a young man from St John's, Newfoundland. Devlin's mother dies, in mysterious circumstances, when he is only five, and he endures a lonely childhood before discovering the truth about his parentage. That discovery transforms his life: he finds his true father and embarks on a journey of unbelievable risk. His adventure brings him celebrity, acclaim from New York 'society', real love, and finally the truth about the bitter feud between two strange, driven men.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099444893
ISBN-10: 0099444895
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 130mm x 33mm)
Pages: 496
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 7-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Wayne Johnston

Wayne Johnston was born and raised in the St John's area of Newfoundland. He is the author of five previous novels including The Colony of Unrequited Dreams, which was an international bestseller and will be made into a film. Johnston is also the author of an award-winning and bestselling memoir, Baltimore's Mansion. He lives in Toronto.

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