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Author: James Kennaway
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, ©1989.
Series: Canongate classics, 21.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jock Sinclair is a whiskey-drinking, by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. Sinclair is a lifetime military man. He expects loyalty and respect from his men. But when Basil Barrow, an educated, by-the-book scion from a traditional military family enters the scene as Sinclair's replacement, the two men become locked in a fierce battle for control of the battalion and the hearts and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Kennaway
ISBN: 0862412234 9780862412234
OCLC Number: 19352621
Description: xii, 175 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Canongate classics, 21.
Responsibility: James Kennaway ; introduced by Allan Massie.

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Jock Sinclair is a whiskey-drinking, by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. Sinclair is a lifetime military man. He expects loyalty and respect from his men. But when Basil Barrow, an educated, by-the-book scion from a traditional military family enters the scene as Sinclair's replacement, the two men become locked in a fierce battle for control of the battalion and the hearts and minds of its men.

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