Title: The Greater the Honor
Publisher: Tiller Publishing,US
Book Condition: New
Num Pages: 288 pages, colour & b/w illus. BIC Classification: FV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 224 x 149 x 24. Weight in Grams: 558. . 2003. Hardcover. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9781888671445
Synopsis: The year is 1803, and young Oliver Baldwin arrives in Boston to take his berth aboard the newly launched United States brig Argus commanded by Stephen Decatur. Argus is bound for the Mediterranean to join Commodore Preble's squadron to protect our trade against the "Barbary Pirates," the North African Corsairs who made their livelihood preying upon merchant vessels sailing in the western Mediterranean.
From the Publisher: 2003 is the 200th anniversary of the war with the Barbary Pirates. This novel brings that era to life and brings us an great picture and understanding of life in that era.
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