John Paul Jones: A Restless Spirit

Robson, 2004 - 266 pages
At sea from the age of 12, John Paul Jones commanded slave and merchant ships until, following a murder charge, he fled to America, where he is regarded as the founder of the US Navy. Controversies about this and about his difficult, pugnacious nature are the main themes of this story of adventure.

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À propos de l'auteur (2004)

Historical fiction author Peter Vansittart was born in Bedford, England. He attended Winchester College and Worcester College. He was the director of the Burgess Hill school in Hampstead, London from 1947 to 1959. His first novel, I Am the World, was published in 1942. He wrote and edited more than 50 books in his lifetime including The Death of Robin Hood; The Game and the Ground; Green Kights, Black Angels; Voices from the Great War; and Survival Tactics. He died on October 4, 2008 at the age of 88.

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