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The Resource John Paul Jones : sailor, hero, father of the American Navy, Evan Thomas

John Paul Jones : sailor, hero, father of the American Navy, Evan Thomas

Label
John Paul Jones : sailor, hero, father of the American Navy
Title
John Paul Jones
Title remainder
sailor, hero, father of the American Navy
Statement of responsibility
Evan Thomas
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the naval hero's modest Scottish origins, the circumstances that brought him to America under a charge of murder and a false name, his sea battle achievements, and his acclaim by such figures as Washington, Jefferson, Adams, and Franklin
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TWC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomas, Evan
Dewey number
923.573
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E207.J7
LC item number
T48 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jones, John Paul
  • Admirals
  • United States
  • United States
  • Jones, John Paul
  • United States
  • American Revolution (1775-1783)
  • Admirals
  • United States
Label
John Paul Jones : sailor, hero, father of the American Navy, Evan Thomas
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/simon041/2003042411.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"My desire for fame is infinite" -- "You meet a gentleman" -- "That great misfortune" -- "Proof of madness" -- "Determined at all hazards" -- "Delicate notions of honor" -- "A rash thing" -- "Officer of fine feelings" -- "Lay it in ashes" -- "We've got her now!" -- "No sooner seen than lost" -- "Caressed by all the world" -- "The gale still increasing" -- "Cover him with kisses" -- "Conquer or die" -- "The ghost of himself" -- "Envy of the world."
Control code
ocm56321227
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st trade pbk. ed.
Extent
383 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743258043
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o56321227
  • (OCoLC)56321227
Label
John Paul Jones : sailor, hero, father of the American Navy, Evan Thomas
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/simon041/2003042411.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"My desire for fame is infinite" -- "You meet a gentleman" -- "That great misfortune" -- "Proof of madness" -- "Determined at all hazards" -- "Delicate notions of honor" -- "A rash thing" -- "Officer of fine feelings" -- "Lay it in ashes" -- "We've got her now!" -- "No sooner seen than lost" -- "Caressed by all the world" -- "The gale still increasing" -- "Cover him with kisses" -- "Conquer or die" -- "The ghost of himself" -- "Envy of the world."
Control code
ocm56321227
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st trade pbk. ed.
Extent
383 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743258043
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o56321227
  • (OCoLC)56321227

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