Fitzroy, Melbourne. 1941. Hot-headed 17 year-old Albert Morton.
A Waratah motorcycle. A turbulent mix that leads to trouble and strife for Albert. He joins the Australian Navy, working in the engine room of the Nimrod, an N-Class destroyer.
A British frigate is bombed. Survivor Harry Johnson is rescued by the Nimrod. Albert and Harry become close friends.
How does one pick up the pieces and move one’s life forward?
A great read for boys and young men who are exploring life, their sexuality, their dreams.