The Resource Captain in Calico, George MacDonald Fraser

Captain in Calico, George MacDonald Fraser

Label
Captain in Calico
Title
Captain in Calico
Statement of responsibility
George MacDonald Fraser
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Captain John Rackham, called Calico Jack, a pirate who marauded the Caribbean seas, is wanted by the government on counts of piracy. He makes a surprise visit to the governor's residence and asks for pardon for his men. A deal is brokered, but the governor does not reveal that Jack,s beloved fiancee has become betrothed to the governor himself. Jack discovers he has been deceived and publicly threatens the governor, then locks swords with a notorious Frenchman. All seems lost until Anne Bonney, a buxom Irish woman, comes to his rescue and sets about planning one of the most audacious lootings in the Caribbean
Summary
Captain John Rackham, called Calico Jack, a pirate who marauded the Caribbean seas, is wanted by the government on counts of piracy. He makes a surprise visit to the governor's residence and asks for pardon for his men. A deal is brokered, but the governor does not reveal that Jack,s beloved fiancee has become betrothed to the governor himself. Jack discovers he has been deceived and publicly threatens the governor, then locks swords with a notorious Frenchman. All seems lost until Anne Bonney, a buxom Irish woman, comes to his rescue and sets about planning one of the most audacious lootings in the Caribbean
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10443705
Cataloging source
HQD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1925-2008
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fraser, George MacDonald
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pirates
  • Caribbean Area
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Label
Captain in Calico, George MacDonald Fraser
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on lining pages
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn919690646
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
vii, 278 pages
Isbn
9780802124388
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)919690646
Label
Captain in Calico, George MacDonald Fraser
Publication
Note
Maps on lining pages
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn919690646
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
vii, 278 pages
Isbn
9780802124388
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)919690646

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