Nelson : A Personal History (Paperback)

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Product Overview

A fresh look at the one-eyed, one-armed scoundrel of the seas, and the most celebrated admiral of all time.

Specifications

Publisher Da Capo Press
Mfg Part# 9780201408003
SKU 30027408
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0201408007
Release Date 4/10/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.5H x 6.5L x 1.5T
Praise
"A biography that...brings clarity, reliability, convincing judgments and enthusiasm to Horatio Nelson...."
From the Publisher
Annotation Hibbert's biography of Lord Nelson traces the development of his career and character, rather than his innovations in naval tactics and strategies.
Editors Note In this colorful, absorbing tale of Nelson's life on and off the high seas, Hibbert illuminates the admiral's personality, his personal and political friendships, his relationship with Sir William Hamilton, and his passionate love affair with Hamilton's wife, the beautiful Lady Emma, daughter of a blacksmith and once a London prostitute. Whether quarreling with royalty, wooing beautiful women around the world, or winning history's most famous sea battles, Hibbert's irascible Nelson is a character for all times.
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0524
Publisher Da Capo Press
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