The Resource Monsoon, Wilbur Smith

Monsoon, Wilbur Smith

Label
Monsoon
Title
Monsoon
Statement of responsibility
Wilbur Smith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Once a voracious adventurer, it has been many years since Hal Courtney has dared the high seas. Now he must return with three of his sons - Tom, Dorian, and Guy - to protect the East India Trading Company from looting pirates, in exchange for half of the fortune he recovers. It will be a death or glory mission in the name of the crown. But Hal must also think about the fates of his sons. Like their father before them, Tom, Dorian, and Guy are drawn inexorably to Africa. When fate decrees that they must all leave England forever, they set sail for the dark, unexplored continent, seduced by the allure and mystery of this new, magnificent, but savage land. All will have a crucial part to play in shaping the Courtneys' destiny, as the family vies for a prize beyond any of their dreams
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Cataloging source
BNB
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
  • Courtneys
  • Courtney 3
Series volume
2
Monsoon, Wilbur Smith
Label
Monsoon, Wilbur Smith
Publication
Note
First published: London : Macmillan, 1999
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hardback -Monsoon is a Wilbur Smith 'Courtney' novel: a story of anger and passion, of peace and war. Action, romance and adventure shape a family's destiny as they contest a prize beyond any of their dreams...It is the dawn of the eighteenth century. At the farthest edges of the known world, the mighty Honourable East India Trading Company suffers catastrophic losses from pirates of the high seas. After four years away from service, master mariner Sir Hal Courtney prepares for his latest and most dangerous voyage -- a death or glory mission in the name of the Empire and the Crown. But Hal must also think about the fate of his four sons. All are very different from each other. Each will have a crucial part to play in shaping the Courtneys' destiny. Separated by the winds of hazard, adventure will rule their future - just as passion will forge their lives...Wilbur Smith carries all the powerful drama and rich emotions of a bygone time into his action-packed tale of the sea. Monsoon is a masterpiece from the world's greatest storyteller
Control code
5530636
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18 cm.
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Extent
949 pages
Isbn
9780312317126
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Note
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System control number
  • (Sirsi) TG2677
  • (UkOxU)O13746557
  • (Uk)gb A0020816
  • (Nz)5530636
  • (OCoLC)43632951

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