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The Cruise of the Comet : The Privateers of 1812 Series
     

The Cruise of the Comet : The Privateers of 1812 Series

by James Otis
 
Sail with famous Baltimore privateer Capt. Thomas Boyle onboard the schooner Comet at the peak of the War of 1812. Told through the eyes of young Stephen Burton , this true to life account takes the reader through exciting adventures on land and at sea. James Otis weaves into the factual account not only the story of the cruise itself but also background on the causes

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Sail with famous Baltimore privateer Capt. Thomas Boyle onboard the schooner Comet at the peak of the War of 1812. Told through the eyes of young Stephen Burton , this true to life account takes the reader through exciting adventures on land and at sea. James Otis weaves into the factual account not only the story of the cruise itself but also background on the causes of the war, and local historyof the Chesapeake region as well as lessons in geography, politics, mathematics and seamanship. The Cruise of the Comet is an excellent introduction to America's "Second War of Independence" for the young reader and a good old fashioned patriotic page turner for readers of any age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781304138040
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
06/25/2013
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
901 KB

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