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The Resource Birds of prey : a novel, Wilbur Smith

Birds of prey : a novel, Wilbur Smith

Label
Birds of prey : a novel
Title
Birds of prey
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Wilbur Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The year is 1667; Sir Francis Courteney and his son Hal are on patrol in their fighting caravel off the Agulhas Cape of South Africa. They are lying in wait for one of the treasure-laden galleons of the Dutch East India Company returning from the Orient. So begins a quest for adventure and the spoils of war that sweeps them from the settlement of Good Hope at the southern tip of Africa to the Great Horn of Ethiopia far to the north - at a time when international maritime
  • law permitted acts of piracy, rape, and murder otherwise punishable by death. Wilbur Smith introduces a generation of the indomitable Courteneys and thrillingly re-creates their part in the struggle for supremacy and riches on the high seas
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Label
Birds of prey : a novel, Wilbur Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm36548911
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
554 pages
Isbn
9780312157913
Lccn
97008192
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
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System control number
  • (OCoLC)36548911
  • (Sirsi) a580635
Label
Birds of prey : a novel, Wilbur Smith
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm36548911
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
554 pages
Isbn
9780312157913
Lccn
97008192
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36548911
  • (Sirsi) a580635

Library Locations

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