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Cronkite Collection: Mr. Midshipman Easy (Classics of Naval Literature)
Title:      Mr. Midshipman Easy (Classics of Naval Literature)
BookID:      313
Authors:      Frederick Marryat
ISBN-10(13):      0870215906
Publisher:      Naval Inst Pr
Number of pages:      472
Language:      Not specified
Rating:      0 
Picture:      cover
Description:      Product Description
A timelesss tale of a midshipman's rise in Nelson's navy.

Widely regarded as Marryat's best work, Mr. Midshipman Easy is based on the author's adventures sailing with Lord Thomas Cochrane. This classic seafaring tale is a fascinating account of naval life and warfare, of French prisons and love affairs, and of the midshipman's berth. Marryat's ready wit, unforgettable characters, and true-to-life details have earned him praise from Conrad, Hemingway, and Ford Madox Ford, who called him "the greatest of English novelists."

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