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John Paul Jones : sailor, hero, father of the American Navy

Author: Evan Thomas
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2003] ©2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the naval hero's modest Scottish origins, the circumstances that brought him to America under a charge of murder and a false name, his sea battle achievements, and his acclaim by such figures as Washington, Jefferson, Adams, and Franklin.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Thomas, Evan, 1951-
John Paul Jones.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2003
(OCoLC)606979707
Named Person: John Paul Jones; John Paul Jones
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evan Thomas
ISBN: 0743205839 9780743205832
OCLC Number: 51553307
Description: 383 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: "My desire for fame is infinite" --
"You meet a gentleman" --
"That great misfortune" --
"Proof of madness" --
"Determined at all hazards" --
"Delicate notions of honor" --
"A rash thing" --
"Officer of fine feelings" --
"Lay it in ashes" --
"We've got her now!" --
"No sooner seen than lost" --
"Caressed by all the world" --
"The gale still increasing" --
"Cover him with kisses" --
"Conquer or die" --
"The ghost of himself" --
"Envy of the world."
Responsibility: Evan Thomas.
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Traces the naval hero's modest Scottish origins, the circumstances that brought him to America under a charge of murder and a false name, his sea battle achievements, and his acclaim by such figures as Washington, Jefferson, Adams, and Franklin.

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