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By Kenneth Lewis Roberts

Younger Captain Richard Nason of Arundel, Maine, is the winning commander of his family's brig, which includes shipment to and from ports worldwide. for this reason, he has no need for the debate of conflict with England -- until eventually he's abducted through a press gang and compelled to serve aboard a British warship.

He escapes to take revenge on his abusive captors as skipper of the privateer vigorous girl, a sloop that he names after the younger, beautiful, vivacious spouse of dour, bigoted English nobleman Arthur Ransome, whom Nason encountered in Maine earlier than going to warfare. as a result of a accident, Nason and his team are captured and brought to England's notorious Dartmoor criminal, the place the yankee suffers hardships that final even past the top of the war.

On a colourful history of cruising ships and hand-to-hand strive against, Roberts makes use of extra refined brushstrokes to painting awesome braveness n the face of depression, not likely friendships that undergo the worst of conditions, and unstated love that stands the attempt of time.

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