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The shores of Tripoli, James L. Haley

Label
The shores of Tripoli
Title
The shores of Tripoli
Statement of responsibility
James L. Haley
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The first novel in a brilliant new series by award-winning historian James L. Haley, featuring young midshipman Bliven Putnam as he begins his naval service aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise. It is 1801 and President Thomas Jefferson has assembled a deep-water navy to fight the growing threat of piracy, as American civilians are regularly kidnapped by Islamist brigands and held for ransom, enslaved, or killed, all at their captors' whim. The Berber States of North Africa, especially Tripoli, claimed their faith gave them the right to pillage anyone who did not submit to their religion. Young Bliven Putnam, great-nephew of Revolutionary War hero Israel Putnam, is bound for the Mediterranean and a desperate battle with the pirate ship Tripoli. He later returns under legendary Commodore Edward Preble on the Constitution, and marches across the Libyan desert with General Eaton to assault Derna--discovering the lessons he learns about war, and life, are not what he expected. Rich with historical detail and cracking with high-wire action, The Shores of Tripoli brings this amazing period in American history to life with brilliant clarity"--
  • "The first novel in a brilliant new series by award-winning historian James L. Haley, featuring young midshipman Bliven Putnam as he begins his naval service aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise"--
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Haley, James L
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Lieutenant Putnam and the Barbary Pirates
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Battleships
  • FICTION / Historical
  • FICTION / Sea Stories
  • FICTION / Sagas
Label
The shores of Tripoli, James L. Haley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 447-448)
Control code
BK0018513793
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
448 pages
Isbn
9780399171109
Lccn
2016010831
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The shores of Tripoli, James L. Haley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 447-448)
Control code
BK0018513793
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
448 pages
Isbn
9780399171109
Lccn
2016010831
Other physical details
illustrations

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