The Resource Captain in Calico, George MacDonald Fraser, (electronic resource)

Captain in Calico, George MacDonald Fraser, (electronic resource)

Label
Captain in Calico
Title
Captain in Calico
Statement of responsibility
George MacDonald Fraser
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
George MacDonald Fraser was famed for his legendary Flashman series, featuring the incorrigible knave Harry Flashman. In the colorful standalone novel Captain in Calico, which has never been published, Fraser introduces another real-life anti-hero: Captain John Rackham, called "Calico Jack," an illustrious eighteenth-century pirate who marauded the Caribbean seas. On a tranquil evening in the Bahamas, Calico Jack, long wanted on counts of piracy, makes a surprise appearance at the Governor's residence and asks for a pardon. A deal is brokered after Jack reveals the motive for turning himself in: love. When he last set sail from the Bahamas two years ago, Jack left behind a beautiful fiancée, and he hopes to win her back. But while Jack was off pirating, his beloved has become betrothed to a new man-the governor himself. It doesn't take long for this truth to come to light, and after embarking on a new romance with famous Irish pirate Anne Bonney, Jack is quickly transformed back into a thieving captain in calico. With his trademark picaresque style, Fraser draws readers into the wild west of the British empire, where black sails prowl the waters and redemption can be found in the most unexpected places
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1925-2008
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Fraser, George MacDonald
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Pirates
  • Electronic books
  • Caribbean Area
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Label
Captain in Calico, George MacDonald Fraser, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11784574
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11784574
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11784574
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11784574
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Captain in Calico, George MacDonald Fraser, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11784574
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11784574
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11784574
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11784574
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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