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The Real Master and Commander

by David Cordingly

Hardcover, 420 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $32.50 |


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The best-selling author of Under the Black Flag furnishes an in-depth portrait of Thomas Cochrane, the swashbuckling, nineteenth-century maritime hero who served as a model for such fictional characters as Jack Aubrey and Horatio Hornblower, drawing on previously unpublished sources to document his exploits against the French navy and in the liberation of South America, as well as the scandal that almost ended his naval career.

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