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The Resource A fine retribution : an Alan Lewrie naval adventure, Dewey Lambdin

A fine retribution : an Alan Lewrie naval adventure, Dewey Lambdin

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A fine retribution : an Alan Lewrie naval adventure
Title
A fine retribution
Title remainder
an Alan Lewrie naval adventure
Statement of responsibility
Dewey Lambdin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Dewey Lambdin is the reigning master of maritime fiction, celebrated as the heir to Patrick O'Brian and C.S. Forester. For over twenty years, his devoted fans have followed the adventures of Alan Lewrie, Royal Navy, from his days as a midshipman to captain of his own ship and, though on somewhat dubious grounds, a baronetcy. Summer, 1809, and Captain Alan Lewrie, RN, wins fame, glory, and prize-money leading his squadron to victory over four French frigates. Battle damage, though, costs Lewrie his command, ship, and crew. He returns to London a hero, but, as weeks on half-pay turn to months, and no new command is offered, he's forced to lease a house and furnish it, unsure if he will ever go to sea again! At least Lewrie can have his portrait done by Miss Jessica Chenery, an intriguing young lady he takes for his wife, after seven years as a widower. In the midst of newly wedded bliss, an old friend poses a project for landing battalion-sized raids on enemy coasts. Though he never expects it to amount to anything, since it's too novel, Lewrie soon finds himself assigned to lead the proposed raid. Despite the stumbling blocks thrown in his way by his foes in the Navy, it's failure and ignominy, or shining success to prove himself to be won and rub their noses in it!"--
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Summary
While waiting to be offered a new command in 1809, a naval captain takes on a job for an old friend landing battle-sized raids on enemy coasts in the latest addition to the series
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10562578
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3562.A435
LC item number
F56 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Alan Lewrie naval adventures
Series volume
23
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an Alan Lewrie naval adventure
Label
A fine retribution : an Alan Lewrie naval adventure, Dewey Lambdin
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5863357
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
354 pages
Isbn
9781250103628
Lccn
2017001969
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn960239247
  • (OCoLC)960239247
Label
A fine retribution : an Alan Lewrie naval adventure, Dewey Lambdin
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5863357
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
354 pages
Isbn
9781250103628
Lccn
2017001969
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn960239247
  • (OCoLC)960239247

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