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John Paul Jones : the pirate patriot / Armstrong Sperry.

Contents A prophecy and a challenge -- A man named Jones -- The fight begins -- Up the ladder -- A plan of action -- "Beat to quarters!" -- Victory -- Afterword -- The Man and the myth -- Cast of Characters -- Timeline -- Index -- About the author.
Abstract "John Paul Jones tells the story of the pirate's early life and his years of service in the navy of the newly formed United States. Jones was a brilliant tactician and military leader, finding new, innovative ways to defeat vastly superior British forces at sea. American independence depended on the contributions of patriots like John Paul Jones during the pivotal years of the American Revolution."--back cover
General noteOriginal published in 1953 by Random House as John Paul Jones: fighting sailor.
General noteIncludes index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2018469680
ISBN9780760352304
ISBN0760352305

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