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157409100X
ISBN-13:
9781574091007
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The Corvette

The Corvette

by Richard Woodman

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Overview

The frozen splendor of the Arctic Ocean and the absorbing drama of a nineteenth century whale hunt unfold as Drinkwater escorts a whaling fleet to Greenland and meets disaster, treachery and death.


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ISBN-13: 9781574091007
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/28/2000
Series: Mariners Library Fiction Classic Series , #5
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 1,052,814
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Captain Richard Martin Woodman retired in 1997 from a 37-year nautical caree. Woodman's Nathaniel Drinkwater e series is often compared to the work of the late Patrick O'Brian. Unlike many other modern naval historical novelists, such as C.S. Forester or O'Brian, he has served afloat. He went to sea at the age of sixteen as an indentured midshipman and has spent eleven years in command. His experience ranges from cargo-liners to ocean weather ships and specialist support vessels as well as yachts, square-riggers, and trawlers. Said Lloyd's List of his work: "As always, Richard Woodman's story is closely based on actual historical events All this we have come to expect --and he adds that special ambience of colourful credibility which makes his nautical novels such rattling good reads."

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