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The far side of the world

Author: Patrick O'Brian
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1994, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Captain Jack Aubrey, accompanied by ship's surgeon and intelligence operative, Stephen Maturin, sails for Cape Horn, assigned to intercept an American frigate that is disrupting the British whaling trade.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Sea stories
War stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 039303710X 9780393037104
OCLC Number: 31704568
Notes: "First published in a Norton uniform edition 1994"--Title page verso.
Originally published: London : Collins, 1984.
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Description: 366 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Patrick O'Brian.

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