The Captain from Connecticut Author:C. S. Forester "The rousing, action-packed novel of an American captain's fight against the entire British navy. — Blockade runner! — It was now or never. The raging blizzard had covered the entire ship with a deep blanket of snow. It was blistering, scalding cold. The rigging was completely shrouded in a solid sheet of ice. The men padded warily about the deck.... more » The frozen canvas cracked like cannon shots in the howling wind.
Captain Josiah Peabody knew that only a madman or a fool would try to take a ship to sea in weather like this, but he had no choice. America's last chance to crack the crippling British blocade.
A gripping novel of adventure on the high seas during the War of 1812, by the magnificent creator of Captain Horatio Hornblower."« less