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Desolation island /

by O'Brian, Patrick.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: O'Brian, Patrick, Aubrey/Maturin novels: 5.Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1994Description: 325 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0393037053 :.Title notes: $24.00 8-2001Subject(s): Aubrey, Jack (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Maturin, Stephen (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century -- Fiction | Historical fiction | Sea stories
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Adult Collection Adult Fiction FIC OBR 1994 Available 39270002147001

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Commissioned to rescue Governor Bligh of Bounty fame, Captain Jack Aubrey and his friend and surgeon Stephen Maturin sail the Leopard to Australia with a hold full of convicts. Among them is a beautiful and dangerous spy--and a treacherous disease that decimates the crew. With a Dutch man-of-war to windward, the undermanned, outgunned Leopard sails for her life into the freezing waters of the Antarctic, where, in mountain seas, the Dutchman closes...

"First published in a Norton uniform edition 1994"--T.p. verso.

Originally published: London : Collins, 1978.

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$24.00 8-2001

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