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Mr. Midshipman Hornblower

Author: C S Forester
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, 1998. ©1950
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"1793. Horatio Hornblower is only seventeen when he joins His Majesty's Royal Navy as a Midshipman. He's dangerously unschooled in seafaring and the ways of seamen, but he's saved by his quick, mathematical mind and keen eye ... This is where it all begins--where young Hornblower gets his sea legs and shows the makings of the legend he will later become."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Sea stories
Bildungsromans
Historical fiction
Sea fiction
War fiction
Fiction
Naval history
Bildungsroman
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C S Forester
ISBN: 0316290602 9780316290609 0316289124 9780316289122
OCLC Number: 39459179
Description: 310 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Hornblower and the even chance --
Hornblower and the cargo of rice --
Hornblower and the penalty of failure --
Hornblower and the man who felt queer --
Hornblower and the man who saw God --
Hornblower, the frogs, and the lobsters --
Hornblower and the Spanish galleys --
Hornblower and the examination for lieutenant--
Hornblower and Noah's ark --
Hornblower, the Duchess, and the devil.
Responsibility: C.S. Forester.

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"1793. Horatio Hornblower is only seventeen when he joins His Majesty's Royal Navy as a Midshipman. He's dangerously unschooled in seafaring and the ways of seamen, but he's saved by his quick, mathematical mind and keen eye ... This is where it all begins--where young Hornblower gets his sea legs and shows the makings of the legend he will later become."--Jacket.

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