The Line Upon a Wind : The Greatest War Fought at Sea Under Sail, 1793-1815

Author(s): Noel Mostert


Following the acclaimed Frontiers, Noel Mostert


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The triumphant story of the last and greatest war under sail, an intimate history of the turbulent decades of global conflict that embraced the passage from one century to another.

Praise for "Frontiers":
"One of the great historical works of the decade."
-"Washington Times"

"From the Hardcover edition."

Noel Mostert is the author of the acclaimed Frontiers (1992). He is Canadian, born in Cape Town. He served as military correspondent with Canadian forces in Europe and was United Nations correspondent for the Montreal Star, based in New York with a roving international assignment. He has contributed journalism and short stories to numerous American publications and is the recipient of several awards for his writing, including Columbia University's National Magazine Award for articles in the New Yorker. He lives in Tangier.

General Fields

  • : 9780712609272
  • : Penguin Random House
  • : Vintage
  • : May 2008
  • : 195mm X 130mm X 37mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Noel Mostert
  • : Paperback
  • : 708
  • : en
  • : 800
  • : 16 illustrations