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To conquer is to live : the life of Captain John Smith of Jamestown

Author: Kieran Doherty
Publisher: Brookfield, Conn. : Twenty-First Century Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles this brave leader from his early days as a mercenary for the crown through his later years as mapmaker for the New World and first governor of Jamestown, Virginia.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: John Smith; John Smith; John Smith
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kieran Doherty
ISBN: 0761318208 9780761318200
OCLC Number: 44764263
Description: 144 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Beginnings --
Soldier, slave, wanderer --
Preparations --
The voyage --
"A fruitfull and delightsome land" --
"A verie fit place ..." --
Plagued with famine and sickness --
The nonpareil of Virginia --
Governor of Virginia --
The second supply ship --
Indian relations --
Times of trial --
In England again --
Adventure's end.
Responsibility: Kieran Doherty.

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Profiles this brave leader from his early days as a mercenary for the crown through his later years as mapmaker for the New World and first governor of Jamestown, Virginia.

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