Ghost of the Southern Belle by Odds Bodkin
A Sea Tale

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With heart-stopping drama and breathtaking paintings, the author and illustrator of this book capture the thrills and danger of the stormy sea in a suspenseful tale.

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Bodkin writes and tells tales,, composes music, and teaches the art of storytelling. Bernie Fuchs was born in O'Fallon, Illinois on October 19, 1932. After high school, he worked in a machine shop. While there, he lost three fingers from his right hand in an accident, which ended his ambition of playing jazz trumpet. He received art training at Washington University in St. Louis and graduated in 1954. After college, he worked for a commercial art studio in Detroit and found success drawing the latest car models for magazines, brochures and billboards. He went on to work for businesses such as Coca-Cola and Seagram's as well as magazines including TV Guide, Look, Cosmopolitan, Sports Illustrated, and McCall's. Starting in the mid-1970's, he also had contracts to illustrate postage stamps and children's books. He was inducted into the Society of Illustrators' Hall of Fame in 1975. He died of esophageal cancer on September 17, 2009 at the age of 76.
Published January 1, 1999 by Little Brown and Company. 32 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books. Fiction

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When a boy sees the Southern Belle crash, he recalls the law of the sea—that the nearest vessel must help a ship in trouble.

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Sailors who watch him race his fast ship, the Southern Belle, against other ships in the Northern Atlantic consider LeNoir a madman for his daring.

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