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An awkward commission

Author: David Donachie
Publisher: London : Allison & Busby, 2006.
Series: John Pearce series, bk. 3.
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Since being pressed into service, John Pearce has endured a hectic whirlwind of events, facing wild storms at sea and bitter battles with the enemy. His recent, surprising promotion means that he is now finally free to follow his own wishes, rather than being forced to serve in King George's Navy. However, the same does not apply for the trio of Pearce's closest friends who, with Pearce as their leader, call  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Sea stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Donachie
ISBN: 9780749081669 074908166X
OCLC Number: 69484680
Description: 315 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Title: John Pearce series, bk. 3.
Responsibility: David Donachie.

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