The Maddest Idea

The Maddest Idea

by James L. Nelson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780671519254
Publisher: Atria Books
Publication date: 02/01/1997
Series: Revolution at Sea Trilogy Series
Edition description: Original
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 1,241,585
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

James L. Nelson is a native of Maine and a former professional square-rig sailor. He is the author of over fifteen books, including By Force of Arms, The Maddest Idea, The Continental Risque, and All the Brave Fellows. He lives in Maine with his wife and children, where he continues to write and maintain his involvement with traditional sail. Find out more at

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Nathan Miller

Splice the main brace and drink a toast to James L. Nelson…sailing in the wake of C.S. Forester, Nelson has done an excellent job of combining historical authenticity with firm characterization and lively action.
— (Nathan Miller, author of Sea of Glory: A Naval History of the American Revolution)

Patrick O'Brian

"Nelson writes with the eagerness of a young man sailing his first command."

Patrick O'Brian

Nelson writes with the eagerness of a young man sailing his first command.
— (Patrick O'Brian, author of the Aubrey/Maturin series)

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