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Master and commander
(Book)

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Published:
New York : W.W. Norton, 1970.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
411 pages : ill. ; 20 cm.
Status:
2 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
Edgewater Library - Adult Fiction
FICTION (O)
Description

The beginning of the sweeping Aubrey-Maturin series. "The best sea story I have ever read."—Sir Francis Chichester


This, the first in the splendid series of Jack Aubrey novels, establishes the friendship between Captain Aubrey, R.N., and Stephen Maturin, ship's surgeon and intelligence agent, against a thrilling backdrop of the Napoleonic wars. Details of a life aboard a man-of-war in Nelson's navy are faultlessly rendered: the conversational idiom of the officers in the ward room and the men on the lower deck, the food, the floggings, the mysteries of the wind and the rigging, and the roar of broadsides as the great ships close in battle.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0393037010 :, 0393307050 (pbk.) :, 0393307052, 9780393307054 (trade) :
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

O'Brian, P. (1970). Master and commander. New York: W.W. Norton.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

O'Brian, Patrick, 1914-2000. 1970. Master and Commander. New York: W.W. Norton.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

O'Brian, Patrick, 1914-2000, Master and Commander. New York: W.W. Norton, 1970.

MLA Citation (style guide)

O'Brian, Patrick. Master and Commander. New York: W.W. Norton, 1970. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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