The Island of the Day BeforeBook - 1995
In 1643 a castaway comes upon an abandoned ship anchored off a desert island. As he explores the vessel's mysterious cargo, he revisits the events of his tempestuous youth-and limns his era's obsession with science and navigation. Translated by William Weaver. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace & Co., c1995.
Characteristics: 515 p. ;,24 cm.