Admiral Collingwood: Nelson's Own Hero

eAudio - unabridged
(8.35 hours)
Product Number: OB1694
Released: 01 Dec, 2015
Business Term: OBOU 7 Years
ISBN: #9781510015326
Narrator(s): Dugald Bruce Lockhart
Publisher: W F Howes
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Description

Admiral Lord Collingwood, the eldest son of a Newcastle merchant, went to sea in 1761 at the age of thirteen. In his nearly fifty years in the Navy Collingwood's service took him to Boston, where he lived and fought during the American War of Independence; to Antigua, where he and Nelson both fell in love with Mary Moutray; to Corsica; Sicily; and Menorca, where he ended his career as the effective viceroy of the Mediterranean.

Author(s): Max Adams
Original Publish Date: 01 Dec, 2015

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CD
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Author(s): Max Adams
Narrator(s): Dugald Bruce Lockhart
Product Number CX2854
Released: 01 Sep, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781510005136
Large Print
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Author(s): Max Adams
Product Number LP3508
Released: 01 Sep, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781510005433

Professional reviews

"An intimate portrait of a forgotten British naval hero and a thrilling portrait of the glory years of the age of sail. 'A compelling narrative' Literary Review 'Particularly effective in portraying the orchestrated chaos below deck in battle' Spectator"

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