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Poor Jack.

Author: Frederick Marryat; Clarkson Stanfield
Publisher: London, Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1840.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drawing on a mass of contemporary material spanning four millennia, this book follows the merchant seaman ashore and afloat through the typical vicissitudes of his exotic but uncertain life. Although it is an unsentimental 'warts and all' portrayal, it is nevertheless an affectionate valedictory tribute to a lifestyle that has almost vanished."--Amazon.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Sea stories
Books in parts
Printed wrappers (Binding)
Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Marryat, Frederick, 1792-1848.
Poor Jack.
London, Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1840
(OCoLC)609776928
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Marryat; Clarkson Stanfield
OCLC Number: 688396
Description: vii, 384 pages frontispiece, illustrations, plates 23 cm
Responsibility: By Captain Marryat, C.B. With illustrations by Clarkson Stanfield, R.A.

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"Drawing on a mass of contemporary material spanning four millennia, this book follows the merchant seaman ashore and afloat through the typical vicissitudes of his exotic but uncertain life. Although it is an unsentimental 'warts and all' portrayal, it is nevertheless an affectionate valedictory tribute to a lifestyle that has almost vanished."--Amazon.

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