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The yellow admiral

Author: Patrick O'Brian
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The continuing saga of the Royal Navy's Captain Jack Aubrey, now being sued by slaveholders for the ships he confiscated off Africa. At the same his wife is after him for his affair with a mistress. Things improve when he goes to sea to fight the French and captures a ship with gold.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Sea stories
Fiction
Naval history
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0393040445 9780393040449 0393317048 9780393317046
OCLC Number: 34943241
Description: 261 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Patrick O'Brian.

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The continuing saga of the Royal Navy's Captain Jack Aubrey, now being sued by slaveholders for the ships he confiscated off Africa. At the same his wife is after him for his affair with a mistress. Things improve when he goes to sea to fight the French and captures a ship with gold.

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The best historical novels ever written On every page Mr. O Brian reminds us with subtle artistry of the most important of all historical lessons: that times change but people don t, that the griefs Read more...

 
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