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Maiden Voyage
Maiden Voyage
Author: Graham Masterton
ISBN-13: 9780312504328
ISBN-10: 0312504322
Publication Date: 9/1984
Pages: 470
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
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Publisher: St Martins Pr
Book Type: Hardcover
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The year is 1924... the time of Gatsby, the "black bottom" deco & Daimlers, prosperity, jazz babies and debutantes. It was also the year that the S.S. Arcadia flagship of Keys Shipping Line Limited and
the greatest liner ever to touch keel to salt water was to make her maiden voyage from Liverpool to New York. On board were Douglas Fairbanks & Mary Pickford, Jack Dempsey, Molossol caviar & 18 varieties of champagane. Catriona Keys, heiress of Keys Shipping lines, afer her father's recent death. Is suddenly thrusted from her comfortable London life into the role of "flapper of the seas". Catriona leans that in addition to the large forturne she has also become the inheritor of a tremendous task.
The success or failure of Keys Shipping, the company advisers tell her
rests on the Arcadia's maiden voyage and on Catriona's own shoulders.
Against the opulent, decadent backdrop of the magnificent ocean liner, whirlwind affairs & elegant balls, high finance intrigue and
treachery.