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The Resource A Ship for the King

A Ship for the King

Label
A Ship for the King
Title
A Ship for the King
Statement of responsibility
Richard Woodman
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The thrilling maritime adventures of Kit Faulkner begin in a new series set against the backdrop of the English Civil War. Bristol, England, 1618. Kit Faulkner is a young vagrant orphan, but his life changes forever at the age of sixteen when two gentlemen, one a former privateer, Sir Henry Mainwaring, spot his potential and he is taken aboard their merchant ship to be trained for a life at sea. As he rises through the ranks, eventually captaining his own ship, he risks all in encounters with pirates and French corsairs. Meanwhile, England edges ever closer to civil war, and very soon Kit must choose which side he will fight for . . . "Rich in historical detail, A Ship for the King is a must read for those interested in maritime adventure and the English Civil War." —Historical Novel Society
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Summary
Orphan Kit Faulkner, who was fortunate to be taken aboard a merchant ship and trained to be a sailor, finds himself rising through the ranks, facing challenges of a life at sea, and faced with tough decisions as England edges closer to civil war
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
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10044070
Cataloging source
BT
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1944-
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Woodman, Richard
Dewey number
813
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Kit Faulkner naval adventures
Series volume
0001
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  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Thriller
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
A Ship for the King
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781780101446
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
A Ship for the King
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781780101446
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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