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The night ship : a novel  Cover Image Book Book

The night ship : a novel / Jess Kidd.

Kidd, Jess, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982180812
  • ISBN: 1982180811
  • Physical Description: 389 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Atria Books, 2022.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
1629: A newly orphaned young girl named Mayken is bound for the Dutch East Indies on the Batavia, one of the greatest ships of the Dutch Golden Age. Curious and mischievous, Mayken spends the long journey going on misadventures above and below the deck, searching for a mythical monster. But the true monsters might be closer than she thinks. 1989: A lonely boy named Gil is sent to live off the coast of Western Australia among the seasonal fishing community where his late mother once resided. There, on the tiny reef-shrouded island, he discovers the story of an infamous shipwreck.
Subject: Batavia (Ship) > Fiction.
Shipwrecks > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Mothers > Death > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Folklore > Fiction.
Fate and fatalism > Fiction.
Passenger ships > Fiction.
Children > Fiction.
Shipwrecks > Australia > Fiction.
Western Australia > Fiction.
Western Australia > History > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

Available copies

  • 4 of 8 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Ray County. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Ray County Library.


  • 1 current hold with 8 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ray County Library F KID (Text) 2901858403 New Fiction Available -

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