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Kydd : a novel

Author: Julian Stockwin
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Europe is ablaze with war. The British prime minister is under pressure to intimidate the French, and dispatches a Navy squadron to appear off the French coast. To man the ships, ordinary citizens must be press-ganged. Thomas Paine Kydd, a young wig-maker from Guildford, is seized and taken across country to be part of the crew of the ninety-eight-gun line-of-battle ship Duke William.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Sea stories
Fiction
History
Naval history
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Stockwin
ISBN: 0743214587 9780743214582
OCLC Number: 45791361
Description: 254 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Julian Stockwin.
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"Europe is ablaze with war. The British prime minister is under pressure to intimidate the French, and dispatches a Navy squadron to appear off the French coast. To man the ships, ordinary citizens must be press-ganged. Thomas Paine Kydd, a young wig-maker from Guildford, is seized and taken across country to be part of the crew of the ninety-eight-gun line-of-battle ship Duke William.

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