John Paul Jones: fighting sailor

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Random House, 1953 - Biography & Autobiography - 180 pages
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The story of John Paul Jones, star of the American colonies' infant navy in the American Revolution - a star whoses rise and fall was meteoric. Scottish born, with a heritage of hate towards England, John took his training in British ships, but was forced by a mutiny to flee from Tobago, and seek hostage under a new name, in Virginia.

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Review: John Paul Jones, Fighting Sailor (Landmark Books #39)

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Review: John Paul Jones, Fighting Sailor (Landmark Books #39)

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read as child, long long ago. Like all the Landmark books, highly romanticized. Still, a good children's point of entry to a slice american history. Read full review

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Contents

A Prophecy and a Challenge
3
A Man Named Jones
15
The Fight Begins
39
Copyright

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About the author (1953)

Highlights of Lou Diamond Phillips's film credits include "Courage Under Fire, "Young Guns II, "Stand and Deliver, and "La Bamba. An accomplished stage actor, he starred in the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of "The King and I.

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