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Bloody Jack Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy

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ISBN-10: 015205085X

ISBN-13: 9780152050856

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Reprint)

Authors: L. A. Meyer

List price: $9.99
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Life as a ship's boy aboard HMS Dolphin is a dream come true for Jacky Faber. Gone are the days of scavenging for food and fighting for survival on the streets of eighteenth-century London. Instead, Jacky is becoming a skilled and respected sailor as the crew pursues pirates on the high seas. There's only one problem: Jacky is a girl. And she must use every bit of her spirit, wit, and courage to keep the crew from discovering her secret.
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Book details

List price: $9.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 6/10/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 4.50" wide x 7.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

L. A. Meyer was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania in 1942. He received a B.A. in English literature from the University of Florida in Gainesville and soon after, enlisted in the U.S. Navy for a four year-stint. He worked as a social worker and then published two picture books, The Gypsy Bears and The Clean Air and Peaceful Contentment Dirigible Airline, before receiving his M.F.A. in painting from Boston University in 1973. He taught high school art in Massachusetts for seven years and then left to open art and design shops. His first novel for young readers, Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy, was published in 2002. It became the first…