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by | Read by John Lee

Historical Fiction • 10.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2001

The year is 1793, and young Thomas Payne Kydd finds his life irreversibly changed when he is "pressed" into the service of the Royal British Navy. This story stirs the imagination as he confronts each challenge and ultimately decides to embrace the life of a seaman. With a skillful combination of authentic technical detail and rousing adventure, Stockwin offers this first installment of a new series for lovers of historical fiction. John Lee's weighty, resonant voice brings the language and personalities of this period to life. There may be some difficulty with the occasional dropping of his lower tones; nonetheless, his dramatization and pacing add energy and substance to Stockwin's work. F.L.F. (c) AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine [Published: JUN/JUL 02]



Book pak • Books on Tape • 2001

CS ISBN 0736670343 $56.00 • Seven cassettes

CD ISBN 0736685286 $72/00/ $17.50(R) • Nine CDs

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