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6 edition of The Blockade Runners found in the catalog.

The Blockade Runners

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Published by Fredonia Books (NL) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction,
  • Fiction - Science Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Science Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8422558M
    ISBN 101410100243
    ISBN 109781410100245


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The Blockade Runners by Jules Verne Download PDF EPUB FB2

Published with the novel A Floating City as a single volume inJules Verne's The Blockade Runners is a novel based on a ship called the Dolphin, which worked as a Blockade Runner during the American Civil War.5/5(6).

Kirkus' Review The author, an enthusiastic diver and amateur historian, has rounded up a number of dashing portraits of men and ships involved in blockade running on behalf of the Confederacy during the Civil War--and invites, the reader underwater to view some of the relics, a few perhaps swishing with treasure/5(3).

"The Blockade Runners" (French: Les forceurs de blocus) is a short story by Jules Verne. In it was published in single volume together with novel A Floating City as a part of the Voyages Extraordinaires series (The Extraordinary Voyages).

An English translation was published in /5. The Blockade Runners book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It is Ian Smith unilaterally declares Rhodesia independen /5. The Blockade Runners By: Jules Verne () Writing at the end of the American Civil War, Verne weaves this story of a Scottish merchant who, in desperation at the interruption of the flow of Southern cotton due to the Union blockade, determines to build his own fast ship and run guns to the Confederates in exchange for the cotton piling up unsold on their wharves.

James Russell Soley, USN. The Confederate war effort relied on the bravery of the "blockade runners," a small group of sailors who sailed goods in and out of Southern seaports under the guns of Northern ships. James Russell Soley, former Assistant Secretary of the Navy, tells a story of speed, cunning, and wild fortune.