The Sins of the Father (The Clifton Chronicles)
Sins of the Father. Jeffrey Archer. It is only days before Britain declares war on Germany. Harry Clifton, hoping to escape the consequences of a family scandal, and realizing he can never marry Emma Barrington, has joined the Merchant Navy. When a German U-boat sinks his ship, Harry and a handful of sailors are rescued by the SS Kansas Star, among them an American named Tom Bradshaw. That night, when Bradshaw dies, Harry seizes a chance to bury his past•by assuming the man's identity. This edition of the book is the deluxe, tall rack mass market paperback.