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3 edition of Captains All and Others found in the catalog.

Captains All and Others

by W. W. Jacobs

  • 193 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary Collections / Essays

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9644636M
    ISBN 101426446179
    ISBN 109781426446177

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Captains All and Others by W. W. Jacobs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Captains All and Others Contents Captains all -- The boatswain's mate -- The nest egg -- The constable's move -- Bob's redemption -- Over the side -- Four pigeons -- The temptation of Samuel Burge -- The madness of Mr. Lister -- The white cat. Captains All book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

A collection of 10 short stories by W. Jacobs/5. The captains were indeed characters with a bit of uniqueness and a certain grittiness.”—Pat Ruel, offensive line coach, Seattle Seahawks.

“The best book I’ve read this year.”—Mike Dunlap, head basketball coach, Loyola Marymount University. “I couldn’t /5(). Captains Courageous and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Captains All and Others book books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. s:   "The Captains" is the second book in the Brotherhood of War saga by WEB Griffin.

This book is not as good as the The Lieutenants book but still very enjoyable. The author makes a smooth transition from the first to second novel and continues to develop the same main characters while introducing some new ones. The book is set during the Korean War/5. Captains Courageous is a bit of a morality tale, but it's mostly an adventure story.

I liked the characters, and Kipling has some great descriptive passages. In describing the movement of the anchored schooner, he writes: "Backing with a start of. Her best-known works include the historical sagas The Sound of Thunder (), Testimony of Two Men (), Captains and the Kings (), and Ceremony of the Innocent (), and the spiritually themed novels The Listener () and No /5(14).

All; Book Wizard Apple Classics. Captains Courageous. By Captains Courageous tells of the high-seas adventures of Harvey Cheyne, the son of an American millionaire, who, after falling from a luxury ocean liner, is rescued by the raucous crew of the fishing ship We”re Here.

Other Books You Might Like. The Iliad By Homer Written B.C.E Translated by Samuel Butler I will tell the captains of the ships and all the fleet together. Peneleos, Leitus, Arcesilaus, Prothoenor, and Clonius were captains of the Boeotians.

sea. Hector, I charge you above all others, do as I say. 'Captains Courageous' is a delightful book, full of fishing lore and detailed descriptions of life aboard a fishing schooner near the turn of the century.

Kipling paints word pictures full of fun, beauty, and pathos, and the ever-changing sea becomes a. Captain America is the name of several fictional characters appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The first and primary character is Steve Rogers, who was created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby.

Other characters have adopted the alias over the years, most notably Bucky Barnes and Sam d by: Joe Simon, Jack Kirby. Captains and the Kings is a historical novel by Taylor Caldwell chronicling the rise to wealth and power of an Irish immigrant, Joseph Francis Xavier Armagh, who emigrates as a penniless teenager to the United States, along with his younger brother and baby sister, only for their parents to die shortly afterwards.

I read the 8 best business books of all time (so you don't have to)—here are the only lessons you need to know Published Wed, Mar 6 PM EST Updated Thu, Mar 7 PM EST Sam. A bold new theory of leadership drawn from elite captains throughout sports—named one of the best business books of the year by CNBC, The New York Times, Forbes, strategy+business, The Globe and Mail, and Sports Illustrated.5/5(1).

Captain Class echoed many of the themes that James Kerr makes in his outstanding book Legacy (my review here), which describes the culture of the New Zealand All Blacks rugby team. There are many great parallels between these two books.

Walker describes his Tier 1 captains as metaphorically “carrying water”. Like all Kipling's masterworks, Captains Courageous is an interweaving of art and moral purpose. Angus Wilson has said that it shows "delicacy of craft and violence of feeling, exactitude and wile impressionism, subtlety and true innocence.".

A popular favorite since its first publication in. Spanning seventy years, Captains and the Kings, which was adapted into an eight-part television miniseries, is Taylor Caldwell’s masterpiece about nineteenth- and early twentieth-century America, and the grit, ambition, fortitude, and sheer hubris it takes for an immigrant to survive and thrive in a dynamic new land/5().

Dav Pilkey has written and illustrated numerous popular, award-winning books for children, including the Captain Underpants and Dumb Bunnies series.

We all love fictional, larger-than-life characters portrayed in movies and novels. And when these characters are ship captains, we love them even more for the charm and mystery that surrounds them.

Find out ten of such famous fictional captains of the maritime world. (shelved 2 times as captains-of-industry) avg rating — 18, ratings — published. The main character and protagonist in Captain's Courageous is Harvey is a wealthy and spoiled boy, who learns lessons surrounding humility, hard work, and empathy throughout the story.The Captains is certainly one of the best books in any of the series Griffin has written.

I served in armored cavalry and in MI and Griffin knows the army and its array of characters. He is a master of character development, dialogue and military humor. There is none of the obsequious boot-licking of the military present in Clancy's novels.5/5(5).The Captain Awesome book series by Stan Kirby includes books Captain Awesome to the Rescue!, Captain Awesome vs.

Nacho Cheese Man, Captain Awesome and the New Kid, and several more. See the complete Captain Awesome series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.