The Privateersman (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Privateersman (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Frederick Marryat
     
 

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Alexander Musgrave narrates his own yarn as a legalized pirate, sailing under a letter of marque to harass the enemy. The story includes the capture of a French ship, shark attacks and slavery, and Musgrave’s journey into the arms of a beautiful woman—this last (1846) of Marryat’s naval stories delivers vintage high-seas adventure.

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Alexander Musgrave narrates his own yarn as a legalized pirate, sailing under a letter of marque to harass the enemy. The story includes the capture of a French ship, shark attacks and slavery, and Musgrave’s journey into the arms of a beautiful woman—this last (1846) of Marryat’s naval stories delivers vintage high-seas adventure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411448223
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/19/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
683,150
File size:
361 KB

Meet the Author


Captain Frederick Marryat (1792-1848) was an English Royal Navy officer for 25 years, and wrote stirring adventures of the high sea. A member of Charles Dickens’s literary circle, his pioneering maritime stories, which remain popular today, influenced Joseph Conrad, Ernest Hemingway, C. S. Forester, and Patrick O’Brian.

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