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The yellow admiral

Author: Patrick O'Brian
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, [1997] ©1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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It is 1814; with the coming of peace and for several other reasons his future at the admiralty dim, Aubrey fears being "yellowed"--Nominally promoted to the rand of admiral without a squadron to command. But no sooner has his fellow adventurer Dr. Stephen Maturin turned up with a prospective mission than Aubrey receives an urgent dispatch ordering him to Gibralter: Napoleon has escaped from Elba.
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Genre/Form: Sea stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
Naval history
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0393317048 9780393317046
OCLC Number: 37718125
Description: 261 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Patrick O'Brian.

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It is 1814; with the coming of peace and for several other reasons his future at the admiralty dim, Aubrey fears being "yellowed"--Nominally promoted to the rand of admiral without a squadron to command. But no sooner has his fellow adventurer Dr. Stephen Maturin turned up with a prospective mission than Aubrey receives an urgent dispatch ordering him to Gibralter: Napoleon has escaped from Elba.

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