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Age of Sail | Age of Sail

paul-schneider's picture
Nov.06.2008
A narrative history of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket.  "A happy blend of the dramatic, the colorful, the outlandish and the monumental," said Paul Theroux in his review of the book for the New York Times.  "Quite simply, the most entertaining history about our part of the...
broos-campbell's picture
Sep.17.2008
Navy Lieutenant Matty Graves is still recovering from his ordeal during the slave rebellion in the French colony of Saint-Domingue when he is ordered to Washington to answer questions about the death of his former captain. On home soil he must deal with the mystery and shame surrounding his birth,...
broos-campbell's picture
Sep.17.2008
When Matty Graves, acting lieutenant in the newly formed U.S. Navy, agrees to become a spy in the French colony of Saint-Domingue, he plunges headlong into a brutal world of betrayal and double-cross beyond anything he’s ever known. At first the bloody civil war between former slaves and their...
broos-campbell's picture
Sep.17.2008
This first book in the series introduces Matty Graves, midshipman in the early years of the United States Navy. In 1799, the young United States faces off against its former ally, France, in an undeclared naval conflict in the Caribbean. Matty is caught up in escalating violence as he serves...