Mr. Midshipman Hornblower C. S. Forester

Mr. Midshipman Hornblower

Author: C. S. Forester
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Mr. Midshipman Hornblower
C. S. Forester
The year is 1793, the eve of the Napoleonic Wars, and Horatio Hornblower, a seventeen-year-old boy unschooled in seafaring and the ways of seamen, is ordered to board a French merchant ship and take command of crew and cargo for the glory of England. Though not an unqualified success, this first naval adventure teaches the young midshipman enough to launch him on a series of increasingly glorious exploits. This novel-in which young Horatio gets his sea legs, proves his mettle, and shows the makings of the legend he will become-is the first of the eleven swashbuckling Hornblower tales that are today regarded as classic adventure stories of the sea.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: C. S. ForesterPublisher: Back Bay BooksPublished: 09/30/1984ISBN: 9780316289122Pages: 320Weight: 0.60lbsSize: 8.18h x 5.56w x 0.86dReview Citations: Library Journal 01/01/1999 pg. 168Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 73598 / Mr. Midshipman HornblowerReading Level: 7.7 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 15

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