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Sea of Words

Sea of Words

A Lexicon and Companion to the Complete Seafaring Tales of Patrick O'Brian

by Patrick O'Brian, Dean King, 2 othersJohn B. Hattendorf, J. Worth Estes
3rd Edition, ©2000, ISBN: 9780805066159
Trade Paperback, 502 pages
Current Retail Price: $17.00

Updated to include material from the complete Aubrey-Maturin seafaring tales of Patrick O'Brian, this new edition of Dean King's highly acclaimed lexicon and companion contains hundreds of new terms and phrases. A Sea of Words provides in-depth coverage of all the elements of Patrick O'Brian's rich and varied prose, including:

  • Nautical and naval terms
  • Medical and scientific terms
  • People, places, and political groups
  • Historical events
  • Literary and biblical references
  • Flora, fauna, and natural history
  • Food and drink
  • Customs, culture, and music
  • Foreign words and phrases
  • Weapons, armaments, and the military
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