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A fine boy for killing

Author: Jan Needle
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : McBooks Press ; Chicago : Distributed to the Book trade by LPC Group, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Under sealed orders for a long, arduous voyage, Captain Daniel Swift must forge an efficient crew from the ragged group, the old and the weak, criminals, and young boys he commands. Thanks to his own evil reputation and wretched wartime conditions, only the most desperate will join his ship Welfare. To make up the numbers, he must resort to press gangs."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Naval history
Sea stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Needle
ISBN: 0935526862 9780935526868
OCLC Number: 44509268
Notes: Originally published: U.K. : HaperCollins, 1996.
Description: 320 pages ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: by Jan Needle.
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"Under sealed orders for a long, arduous voyage, Captain Daniel Swift must forge an efficient crew from the ragged group, the old and the weak, criminals, and young boys he commands. Thanks to his own evil reputation and wretched wartime conditions, only the most desperate will join his ship Welfare. To make up the numbers, he must resort to press gangs."--Back cover.

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