The French Admiral (Alan Lewrie Naval Series #2)

The French Admiral (Alan Lewrie Naval Series #2)

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by Dewey Lambdin
     
 

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Alan Lewrie is a scandalous young rake whose amorous adventures ashore lead to his being shipped off to the Navy. Lewrie finds that he is a born sailor, although life at sea is a stark contrast to the London social whirl to which he had become accustomed. As his career advances, he finds the life of a naval officer suits him.See more details below

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Alan Lewrie is a scandalous young rake whose amorous adventures ashore lead to his being shipped off to the Navy. Lewrie finds that he is a born sailor, although life at sea is a stark contrast to the London social whirl to which he had become accustomed. As his career advances, he finds the life of a naval officer suits him.

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Library Journal
This second novel in a new sea adventure series continues the story of Alan Lewrie, the reluctant British midshipman. This time, Alan finds himself involved in the battle of Yorktown during the American Revolution. His unhappiness with the Royal Navy also begins to be replaced by a sense of dedication and duty. The story is technically correct and historically accurate, but sea genre fans will be disappointed that so much of the action takes place on land. Though Lewrie observes the battle of the Chesapeake, he is on duty with the defenders of Yorktown and barely sees his ship during half the novel. Still, this is an excellent and exciting adventure in what promises to be the best naval series since C.S. Forester. Recommended for public libraries.-- C. Robert Nixon, M.L.S., Lafayette, Ind.
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"A grand satisfying yarn. . . . Series fans as well as newcomers will relish Lambdin's unerring depiction of Navy politicking . . . and, in fact, all the rich details of late-18th century life at sea and ashore."  —Publishers Weekly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590133279
Publisher:
McBooks Press
Publication date:
04/01/2002
Series:
Alan Lewrie Naval Series , #2
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
58,758
File size:
1 MB

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