Title: Sloop of War
Publisher: Hutchinson, 1972
Publication Date: 1972
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good+
Edition: First Edition
Very Good/Good+. First Edition. D/J PC, D/J has sveral small tears, light spotting on foredges. Bookseller Inventory # 008687
Synopsis: As the French enter the American War of Independence in earnest, young Richard Bolitho is given his first command, "Sparrow" - a fast, well-armed fighting sloop. At last he has the chance to prove his abilities as a junior captain. But he faces other challenges too.
About the Author: Alexander Kent, pen name of Douglas Edward Reeman, joined the British Navy at 16, serving on destroyers and small craft during World War II, and eventually rising to the rank of lieutenant. He has taught navigation to yachtsmen and has served as a script adviser for television and films. His books have been translated into nearly two dozen languages.
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