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The Wake of the Icarus
Nathaniel Benchley
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The Wake of the Icarus

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Published 1969 by Atheneum
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Jan 21, 2015 Jocelyn rated it it was ok
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navy spy ship sinks; survivors wind up on small carribbean island with large cache of guns being smuggled into cuba. the pace is a bit off but it raises interesting issues about leadership and also how people behave when they are armed.
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Born in Newton, Massachusetts to a literary family, he was the son of Gertrude Darling and Robert Benchley (1889-1945), the noted American writer, humorist, critic, actor, and one of the founders of the Algonquin Round Table in New York City.

Nathaniel Benchley was the highly-respected author of many children's/juvenile books that provided learning for the youthful readers with stories of various a
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