'The year is 1947 - Carlos slips over the orphanage wall in search of the village girl who has captured his heart.
'From that moment, his is a life at sea, a life that moves across the globe and across generations, lived on the turning tides of love affairs, friendships and enmities.' (From the publisher's website.)
Gotta mix, gotta mingle,
hup to three,
over the hungry mountains and over the hungry seas.