Author: Herbert Clyde Lewis

Herbert Clyde Lewis was born in Brooklyn in 1909, the son of Russian Jewish immigrants. He worked as a newspaper reporter before publishing Gentleman Overboard in 1937. He went on to write two more novels, Spring Offensive (1940) and Season's Greetings (1941), and to work in Hollywood as a screenwriter. He died alone in a New York City hotel in 1950 after being blacklisted as a suspected Communist.

Gentleman Overboard
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Gentleman Overboard

Boiler House Press

A forgotten little masterpiece about life, death, and lonelinessHalfway between Honolulu and Panama, a man slips and falls from a ship. For crucial hours, as he patiently treads water in hope of rescue, no one on board notices his absence. By the ti...

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