Shipwrecked at the edge of the world, four men swim for their lives from the senseless wreck of the American sailing ship, Dove. Battered, empty-handed, and stripped naked, they wash up on an isolated and uncharted, yet bountiful volcanic island, rich with all they need to survive and thrive. The survival of all four characters is jeopardized by the two officers' struggle to control the men once under their command. The struggle for survival is grippping and powerful right up until the cataclysmic climax of this great novel. 581 pages Hardcover only. Click picture for better view.