Captain Caution

Down East Books
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In this conclusion to the Chronicles of Arundel, the year is 1812 and America has declared war on Britain. The American ship Olive Branch is waylaid by a British cruiser. In the ensuing fight, Captain Dorman is killed and his crew is taken prisoner, including the captain's pretty and strong-willed daughter, Corunna. With his keen eye to detail Roberts weaves a colorful tale of swashbuckling and sea battles. He portrays the bravery of American and French seamen, their sufferings at the hands ot the British the invention of the Gangway Pedulum, and the sailor's dangerous and dramatic escape from the prison hulks.
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About the author

Kenneth Roberts was the author of many best-selling novels, including Northwest Passage, Lydia Bailey, Oliver Wiswell, Rabble in Arms, and his famed first novel, Arundel. Renowned for his scrupulous accuracy and unforgettable depictions of past times, he was awarded a special Pulitzer Prize citation in 1957.
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Publisher
Down East Books
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Published on
Jan 1, 1999
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Pages
314
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ISBN
9781608932542
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Historical / General
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Content protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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