Title: Don’t Go Near the Water
Author: Brinkley, William
Publisher: Random House, New York
Publication Date: 1956
Edition: Fifth Printing
Book Condition: VG
D-j Condition: VG
Comments: D-j worn. Spine cocked. Threads showing next to title page. Stain on front pastedown and FFEP. Spot on top edge. Wear to bottom of front board. Mark on front board. Back pastedown tanned.
Synopsis: Set on a remote Pacific island during the waning days of the World War II, this classic humor novel about the public relations sector of the Navy follows the adventures of a group of young officers, commissioned without the corrupting influence of any intervening naval training, as they bravely face wartime adversities with comic ingenuity. The colorful cast of characters and absurd situations combine to create a rousing entertainment that will appeal to everyone who enjoys the high-spirited side of naval service.