The Yarn of Old Harbour Town (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Yarn of Old Harbour Town (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by W. Clark Russell
     
 

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A wealthy sea captain’s beautiful daughter is suddenly kidnapped! The father’s frantic chase leads to a sea battle in the English Channel. Admiral Nelson himself makes a cameo in this 1906 novel, which features vivid depictions of life in an old English seaport during the era of the Napoleonic wars.

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A wealthy sea captain’s beautiful daughter is suddenly kidnapped! The father’s frantic chase leads to a sea battle in the English Channel. Admiral Nelson himself makes a cameo in this 1906 novel, which features vivid depictions of life in an old English seaport during the era of the Napoleonic wars.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411451124
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/26/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
470
File size:
348 KB

Meet the Author


William Clark Russell (1844-1911) was born in New York City to English parents. He spent eight years with the British Merchant Marines before embarking on a career in journalism and fiction. Of his many novels, his best-known was The Wreck of the “Grosvenor” (1877).

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