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TitleJohn Paul Jones : sailor, hero, father of the American Navy / Evan Thomas.

 General Collection E207.J7 T48 2003  AVAILABLE
Description383 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
NoteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Contents"My desire for fame is infinite" -- "You meet a gentleman" -- "That great misfortune" -- "Proof of madness" -- "Determined at all hazards" -- "Delicate notions of honor" -- "A rash thing" -- "Officer of fine feelings" -- "Lay it in ashes" -- "We've got her now!" -- "No sooner seen than lost" -- "Caressed by all the world" -- "The gale still increasing" -- "Cover him with kisses" -- "Conquer or die" -- "The ghost of himself" -- "Envy of the world."
SubjectJones, John Paul, 1747-1792.
Admirals -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Navy -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations.
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