Tales from the Jolly Gale

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iUniverse, Jun 1, 2002 - Fiction - 608 pages
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Tales from the Jolly Gale is a collection of stories as told by an old sailor to a young boy. The stories deal with pirates, rumrunning,naval missions, and a variety of nautical adventure themes. References are occasionally made to actual historical events and locations. The characters in the stories each deal with various personal issues such as loyalty, camaraderie through adversity, meeting challenges, and many more.

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Jon Edwards won the 10th United States Correspondence ChampiJon Edwards won the 10th United States Correspondence Championship in1997 and the 8th North American Invitational Corresonship in1997 and the 8th North American Invitational Correspondence ChessChampionship in 1999. He became a Senior Interpondence ChessChampionship in 1999. He became a Senior International Master (SIM) in1999. His ICCF rating of 2580 placednational Master (SIM) in1999. His ICCF rating of 2580 placed him in the top 200 correspondencechess players worldwide.Jo him in the top 200 correspondencechess players worldwide.Jon is an accomplished chess teacher and author. His book, Then is an accomplished chess teacher and author. His book, The ChessAnalyst (1999) chronicled his success in the US champi ChessAnalyst (1999) chronicled his success in the US championship. Hisphotographically based chess primer, Teach Yourseonship. Hisphotographically based chess primer, Teach Yourself Visually: Chess(2006), is helping many thousands of younglf Visually: Chess(2006), is helping many thousands of young learners. learners.

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