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Captain Caution

Author: Kenneth Lewis Roberts
Publisher: Camden, Me. : Down East Books, [1999], ©1934.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is 1812 and America has declared war on Britain. The American ship Olive Branch is waylaid by a British cruiser. Captain Dorman is killed, and his crew is taken prisoner, including the captain's pretty and strong-willed daughter, Corunna. Widely recognized for his careful attention to historical details, Kenneth Roberts portrays the bravery of American seamen, their sufferings in the mist-shrouded walls of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
War fiction
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Lewis Roberts
ISBN: 0892724676 9780892724673
OCLC Number: 40684064
Notes: "A chronicle of Arundel"--Cover.
Description: 310 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Kenneth Roberts.

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It is 1812 and America has declared war on Britain. The American ship Olive Branch is waylaid by a British cruiser. Captain Dorman is killed, and his crew is taken prisoner, including the captain's pretty and strong-willed daughter, Corunna. Widely recognized for his careful attention to historical details, Kenneth Roberts portrays the bravery of American seamen, their sufferings in the mist-shrouded walls of Dartmoor Prison, the invention of the Gangway Pendulum, and the sailors' dangerous and dramatic escape.

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