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Captain Caution
     

Captain Caution

by Kenneth Roberts
 

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It is 1812 and America has declared war on Britain. The American ship Olive Branch is waylaid by a British cruiser. Captain Dorman is killed, and his crew is taken prisoner, including the captain's pretty and strong-willed daughter, Corunna. Widely recognized for his careful attention to historical details, Kenneth Roberts portrays the bravery of American seamen,

Overview

It is 1812 and America has declared war on Britain. The American ship Olive Branch is waylaid by a British cruiser. Captain Dorman is killed, and his crew is taken prisoner, including the captain's pretty and strong-willed daughter, Corunna. Widely recognized for his careful attention to historical details, Kenneth Roberts portrays the bravery of American seamen, their sufferings in the mist-shrouded walls of Dartmoor Prison, the invention of the Gangway Pendulum, and the sailors' dangerous and dramatic escape.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608932542
Publisher:
Down East Books
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
314
Sales rank:
736,435
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Kenneth Roberts was the author of many bestselling historical novels. He had a particular interest in Benedict Arnold. In 1957, he received a Pulitzer Prize Special Citation for his creative work.

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