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September 17 A Novel

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ISBN-10: 0889955077

ISBN-13: 9780889955073

Edition: 2013

Authors: Amanda West Lewis

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In July 1940, a British government-sponsored program called Children's Overseas Reception Board -- or CORB -- was set up to send children from Britain to Canada and other Commonwealth countries, in order to rescue them from the bombings of British cities. The City of Benares was a luxury liner that was recruited in September 1940 to transport 90 of these children to Canada, along with the ship's regular passenger complement. A convoy of ships including The Benares set off from Liverpool in mid-September and approximately six hundred miles out, after the naval escorts had withdrawn, the ship was torpedoed by a German U-boat and sank in about half an hour. Only thirteen of the CORB children…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Trifolium Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/19/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 244
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

Amanda West Lewis is the author of 5 books for young readers including Writing: A Fact and Fun Book and Rosie Backstage. She lives in Ottawa.