THE STORY OF JOHN PAUL JONES by Iris Vinton

THE STORY OF JOHN PAUL JONES

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KIRKUS REVIEW

This account stops at the height of Jones' successful English raids, and does not take him through his post-Revolutionary War career and the lack of recognition in which he died. Up to that point it is an accurate, somewhat glorified account. There is color in the scenes of his Scottish boyhood and early naval life, a true sense of the Caribbean injustice that forced him to change his name, and some whing-ding details of sea warfare. But there have also been more thorough biographies.

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap