Captain Caution

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It is 1812 and America has declared war on Britain. The American ship Olive Branch is waylaid by a British cruiser. Captain Dorman is killed, and his crew is taken prisoner, including the captain's pretty and strong-willed daughter, Corunna. Widely recognized for his careful attention to historical details, Kenneth Roberts portrays the bravery of American seamen, their sufferings in the mist-shrouded walls of Dartmoor Prison, the invention of the Gangway Pendulum, and the sailors' dangerous and dramatic escape.
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About the author

Kenneth Roberts was the author of many bestselling historical novels. He had a particular interest in Benedict Arnold. In 1957, he received a Pulitzer Prize Special Citation for his creative work.
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Publisher
Doubleday
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Published on
Aug 15, 2012
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Pages
320
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ISBN
9780307824561
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Action & Adventure
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This content is DRM protected.
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