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No quarter : a Matty Graves novel

Author: Broos Campbell
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : McBooks Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This first book in the series introduces Matty Graves, midshipman in the early years of the United States Navy. In 1799, the young U.S. Navy faces France in an undeclared Quasi-War for the Caribbean. Matty Graves is caught up in escalating violence as he serves aboard the Rattle-Snake under his drunken cousin, Billy. Matty already knows how to handle the sails and fight a ship. Now, with the sarcastic Lieutenant  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sea stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Broos Campbell
ISBN: 9781590131039 1590131037 1590131398 9781590131398
OCLC Number: 62127758
Description: 261 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Broos Campbell.
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This first Matty Graves novel takes place in the early years of the US Navy. Has an ironic first-person viewpoint and more character development, clever quips, and social background than the usual  Read more...

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"Campbell brings to his writing a feel for his period and an understanding of naval seamanship and traditions that are not often seen in maritime fiction. His characters are sharp, genuine and Read more...

 
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