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Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792 -- Juvenile literature., Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792., United States. Navy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature., United States. Navy -- Biography., Admirals -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature., Admirals., United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1

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Traces and early life of the Scottish-born sea captain who, after killing a mutineer, sailed to America, where he became a hero of the Revolution and founded the United States Navy.

Statementby Keith Brandt ; illustrated by Susan Swan.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
ContributionsSwan, Susan, 1944- ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE207.J7 B86 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3496016M
ISBN 100893758493, 0893758507
LC Control Number82016045

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John Paul Jones (born John Paul; July 6, – J ) was the United States' first well-known naval commander in the American Revolutionary made many friends among America's political elites (including John Hancock and Benjamin Franklin), as well as enemies (who accused him of piracy), and his actions in British waters during the Revolution earned him an international Buried: Naval Academy Chapel, Annapolis, Maryland.

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Written by the naval historian Samuel Eliot Morison, this Pulitzer prize-winning book is widely recognized as the only authoritative, modern biography of the naval officer frequently referred to as the father of the U.S.

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John Paul Jones was the son of John Paul Sr. and Jean McDuff. He was born on 6 July at the estate of Arbigland near Kirkbean on the southwest coast of Scotland and was christened John Paul, but later added Jones as his surname.

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John Paul Jones, at sea and in the heat of the battle, was the great American hero of the Age of Sail. He was to history what Patrick O'Brian's Jack Aubrey and C. S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower are to fiction.

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Thomas was interviewed about his book, [John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy], published by Simon and Schuster. He discussed the life and exploits of John Paul Jones, as.