The King's Coat

The King's Coat

A Novel

Book - 1989
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The very first Alan Lewrie naval adventure in this classic series is now back in print!

1780: Seventeen-year-old Alan Lewrie is a brash, rebellious young libertine. So much so that his callous father believes a bit of navy discipline will turn the boy around. Fresh aboard the tall-masted Ariadne, Midshipman Lewrie heads for the war-torn Americas, finding--rather unexpectedly--that he is a born sailor, equally at home with the randy pleasures of the port and the raging battles on the high seas. But in a hail of cannonballs comes a bawdy surprise. . . .
Publisher: New York : D.I. Fine, c1989
ISBN: 9781556111426
1556111428
Characteristics: 397 p. ; 24 cm

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Feb 20, 2013

A great Sea novel of a young man rising through the Ranks. In the reading like 'Hornblower', the 'Kidd' series, or Alexander Kent's novels

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