The Mammoth Book of Men O' War

The Mammoth Book of Men O' War

by Mike Ashley
     
 

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For those whose hearts belong to the sea, this collection of 18 tales by the best-loved writers of seafaring stories will allow readers to vicariously experience the heroic feats of captains and seamen, sea voyages, discovery, and warfare. With stories from Patrick O'Brian, C. S. Forester, Richard Woodman, Herman Melville, and Frederick Marryat, these tales

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For those whose hearts belong to the sea, this collection of 18 tales by the best-loved writers of seafaring stories will allow readers to vicariously experience the heroic feats of captains and seamen, sea voyages, discovery, and warfare. With stories from Patrick O'Brian, C. S. Forester, Richard Woodman, Herman Melville, and Frederick Marryat, these tales vividly recreate the age of tall ships, canon fire, and true seamanship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762437214
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
07/27/2009
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author


Mike Ashley is the editor of numerous successful anthologies including The Mammoth Book of Hearts of Oak and The Mammoth Book of Sword and Honour. He lives in Chatham, England.

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