A chronicle of the breathtaking exploits of "Half-Cocked Jack" Shaftoe London street urchin-turned-legendary swashbuckling adventurer risking life and limb for fortune and love while slowly maddening from the pox. . . and Eliza, rescued by Jack from a Turkish harem to become spy, confidante, and pawn of royals in order to reinvent a contentious continent through the newborn power of finance.
|Series:||Baroque Cycle Series , #1|
|Product dimensions:||4.18(w) x 6.75(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Neal Stephenson is the author of Reamde, Anathem, and the three-volume historical epic the Baroque Cycle (Quicksilver, The Confusion, and The System of the World), as well as Cryptonomicon, The Diamond Age, Snow Crash, and Zodiac. He lives in Seattle, Washington.
Date of Birth:October 31, 1959
Place of Birth:Fort Meade, Maryland
Education:B.A., Boston University, 1981