(Received January 21, 2004)
I am trying to find a book called The Red Sailor written by Patrick O'Hara in the 60's. Any information on the book or author would be greatly appreciated,
(Received February 26, 2004)
i am trying to find a book called The Red Sailor written by Patrick O'Hara and just wondered on the off chance that one of your members may be able to help me, it must be nearly 40yrs since since it blessed my hands, hope you can help an avid reader,
(Received April 20, 2004)
hi ther James,
thanks for your reply on the Red Sailor, No i havent found a copy yet, i live in hope. I have aquired 4 of his books The luck of the Lonely Sea, I Got No Brother, God came On Friday and The Yangtze Run, i see your message on the O'Hara website but as to date no replies, thanks for your help very kind of you. I see on one of his books it said Pat Ohara was living in Aberdeen but this would have to be verified as the book is thirty years old.
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From the webmaster's reply:
I found the following information about the book on the internet:
It is a fictional tale about a Royal Naval rating during the time of the Chinese communist/nationalist war, and his "adventures" while sailing from the UK to the far east station in Hong Kong.
The British Library's Public Catalogue at http://blpc.bl.uk/ lists the following four items:
1. Title: The Red Sailor. Main heading: O'HARA. Patrick Publication details: pp. 219. Neville Spearman: London, 1963. 8o. Shelfmark: Nov.1153.
2. Title: The Red Sailor. Main heading: O'HARA. Patrick Series: [Panther Books. no. 1816.] Publication details: pp. 190. Panther Books: London, 1965. 8o. Shelfmark: W.P.B.29/1816.
3. Title: The Red Sailor. Main heading: O'HARA. Patrick Publication details: [London]: Panther, 1968.. Shelfmark: X.68/420.
4. Title: The Red Sailor. Reprinted. Main heading: O'HARA. Patrick Publication details: London: Panther Books, 1971. SBN 5860254642. pp. 190. Shelfmark: H.72/26.
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