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Richard Bolitho Novels #4: Sloop of War (Rb4)

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The year is 1778, the ship is the 18-gun HMS Sparrow, England's finest sloop of war, and the Captain is Richard Bolitho, sailing his command into the fury of battle. The American Revolution has turned the Atlantic coast into a refuge for privateers and marauding French warships, and it is up to young Bolitho to fight the colonial rebels, to stave off the treachery of a beautiful woman, and to overcome the dangerous incompetence of a senior officer before it is too late.

Synopsis:

The year is 1778, the ship is the 18-gun HMS Sparrow, England's finest sloop of war, and the Captain is Richard Bolitho, sailing his command into the fury of battle. The American Revolution has turned the Atlantic coast into a refuge for privateers and marauding French warships, and it is up to young Bolitho to fight the colonial rebels, to stave off the treachery of a beautiful woman, and to overcome the dangerous incompetence of a senior officer before it is too late.

About the Author

Alexander Kent, pen name of Douglas Edward Reeman, joined the British Navy at 16, serving on destroyers and small craft during World War II, and eventually rising to the rank of lieutenant. He has taught navigation to yachtsmen and has served as a script adviser for television and films. His books have been translated into nearly two dozen languages.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780935526486
Author:
Kent, Alexander
Publisher:
McBooks Press
Location:
Ithaca, N.Y. :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
War
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Sea stories
Subject:
Bolitho, richard (fictitious character)
Subject:
Great Britain History, Naval 18th century Fiction.
Subject:
Bolitho, Richard (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Subject:
Bolitho, Richard
Subject:
War & Military
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Richard Bolitho Novels Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 4
Publication Date:
19981031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.50 x 5.50 in 0.90 lb

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The year is 1778, the ship is the 18-gun HMS Sparrow, England's finest sloop of war, and the Captain is Richard Bolitho, sailing his command into the fury of battle. The American Revolution has turned the Atlantic coast into a refuge for privateers and marauding French warships, and it is up to young Bolitho to fight the colonial rebels, to stave off the treachery of a beautiful woman, and to overcome the dangerous incompetence of a senior officer before it is too late.
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