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Title:
The flag captain
Author:
Kent, Alexander.
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Publication Information:
Ithaca, N.Y. : McBooks Press, 1999.

©1971
Physical Description:
384 pages ; 22 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780935526660
Format :
Book

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Summary

April 1797, Falmouth Bay. As France continues her bitter struggle for supremacy on land and sea, the Royal Navy receives a crippling blow at home: the Great Mutiny. Returning home after eighteen-months' service, Flag Captain Richard Bolitho finds himself at the center of the crisis.


Author Notes

Alexander Kent is a pseudonym for Douglas Reeman. He was born in 1924 in Thames Ditton, Surrey, England. At the the beginning of World War II, he joined the Royal Navy age of 16. His naval experiences have been major influences on his works.

Reeman is regarded as the master of sea stories. In 1958, his first novel, A Prayer for the Ship was published. Under the pseudonym, Alexander Kent, he wrote over 20 novels including the best-selling Richard Bolitho novels. Under his real name, he has written over 30 novels including the Royal Marines Saga. His works as Kent and Reeman are published in 14 languages around the world.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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