Peril on the sea

by Michael Cadnum

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Pirates,
  • Adventure stories,
  • Adventure and adventurers,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • History,
  • Armada, 1588,
  • Fiction

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In the tense summer of 1588, eighteen-year-old Sherwin Morris, after nearly perishing in a shipwreck, finds himself aboard the privateer Vixen, captained by the notorious and enigmatic Brandon Fletcher who offers him adventure and riches if Sherwin would write and disseminate a flattering account of the captain"s exploits.

Edition Notes

StatementMichael Cadnum
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.C11724 Pe 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination245 p. ;
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24753923M
ISBN 100374358230
ISBN 109780374358235
LC Control Number2008005421
OCLC/WorldCa223104525

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