The Line Upon A Wind : The Greatest War Fought At Sea Under Sail, 1793 1815

Author: Noel Mostert
Homepage 9780712609272

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  • : $28.00(AUD)
  • : 9780712609272
  • : Penguin Random House
  • : Vintage
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  • : 0.502
  • : May 2008
  • : 27.99
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  • : Noel Mostert
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  • : Paperback
  • : 708
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  • : en
  • : 800
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  • : 16 illustrations
Barcode 9780712609272
9780712609272

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Following the acclaimed Frontiers, Noel Mostert

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The triumphant story of the last and greatest war under sail, an intimate history of the turbulent decades of global conflict that embraced the passage from one century to another.

Reviews

Praise for "Frontiers":
"One of the great historical works of the decade."
-"Washington Times"

"From the Hardcover edition."

Author description

Noel Mostert is the author of the acclaimed Frontiers (1992). He is Canadian, born in Cape Town. He served as military correspondent with Canadian forces in Europe and was United Nations correspondent for the Montreal Star, based in New York with a roving international assignment. He has contributed journalism and short stories to numerous American publications and is the recipient of several awards for his writing, including Columbia University's National Magazine Award for articles in the New Yorker. He lives in Tangier.