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The truelove

Author: Patrick O'Brian
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1993, ©1992.
Series: Master And Commander Series, #15.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
At French instigation, an ambitious Tongan chief captures a British whaler in the Friendly Isles, and Captain Aubrey is dispatched from Australia to restore order. But a spirited female convict unexpectedly joins Aubrey and Maturin as a stowaway. To the officers, Clarissa Harvill is an object of awkward courtliness and dangerous jealousies. Aubrey himself is won over, while only Stephen Maturin fathoms her secrets.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Naval history
Historical fiction
Sea stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0393310167 9780393310160
OCLC Number: 29861670
Notes: Originally published under title: Clarissa Oakes.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Series Title: Master And Commander Series, #15.
Other Titles: Clarissa Oakes
Responsibility: Patrick O'Brian.

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At French instigation, an ambitious Tongan chief captures a British whaler in the Friendly Isles, and Captain Aubrey is dispatched from Australia to restore order. But a spirited female convict unexpectedly joins Aubrey and Maturin as a stowaway. To the officers, Clarissa Harvill is an object of awkward courtliness and dangerous jealousies. Aubrey himself is won over, while only Stephen Maturin fathoms her secrets.

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