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C.S. Forester, creator of the beloved Horatio Hornblower series, takes young readers on an exciting adventure to the shores of Tripoli in North Africa. Thats where, more than 200 years ago, the United States was threatened by “pirates” who snatched American merchant ships and imprisoned sailors—and the countrys young, untested navy took on the task of fighting the pirates in their home waters. This true tale features thrilling ocean battles, hand-to-hand combat, and the first landing on foreign soil by the US Marines, and its as fresh and relevant today as when it was first published.

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ISBN:
9781402741425
Author:
Forester, C S
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing (NY)
Author:
Forester, C. S.
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - General
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : General
Subject:
United States History.
Subject:
Pirates -- Africa, North -- History.
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Subject:
WALL CALENDARS - TRAVEL WALL
Subject:
HOME REFERENCE - REMODEL/RENOV TRD PB
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Sterling Point Books®
Publication Date:
20070431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 12

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