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Press gang

by Roy Hattersley

  • 26 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Robson Books in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Journalism -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRoy Hattersley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN5118 .H35 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. ;
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3217490M
      ISBN 100860512126, 0860512053
      LC Control Number83126283

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hattersley, Roy. Press gang. London: Robson Books, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Hans Jürgen Press (–) was a German illustrator and writer of children's books. Many of his books contain stories and puzzles in which the reader searches the illustrations for clues to the mystery. Press was born in Klein Konopken, East Prussia. He served for about four months during World War II, when he was captured in France and transported to Marseille, where he was shipped to Oran.

      Fifty-five former employees have contributed to The Press Gang; tales from the glory days of newspapers. Their sometimes hair-raising memories highlight a bygone world; where, without Google.   However as No.2 (The Press Gang) starts he is a Second Lieutenant, with 22 years at sea. Whether this time frame gets filled in in future books I don't know. Still, all in all a fun read/5(32).

      "Even as press-gangs roamed the London streets, eighteenth-century writers applauded, critiqued, and condemned the practice Pepys called "a great tyranny" - the means of naval recruitment by which Britain simultaneously manned her fleets and oppressed her citizens." "This book centers on literature produced in "moments of crisis" - times when Britain faced a military challenge and thus needed. Press Gang! Battle, Sweat and Glory in Nelson's Navy! The fifth book in the naval adventures of Corrie Harriman, a woman serving in Nelson's navy. The trouble with dressing as a male naval officer in a crowded ship with a crew of more than men, women, and children, is that it leaves very little room for romance. Henry Tulkington.


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