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TitleThe royal impostor
AuthorWakeham, P. J., 1910-
PublisherPrinted by Dicks & Co.
Place of PublicationSt. John's, Nfld.
Date1960
DescriptionNewfoundland author Wakeham's tenth novel is a tale of adventure about George Langford, a man who chooses to live the life of a pirate on the high seas of the 17th century; "Many legendary and historical tales have been written and told about the swashbuckling pirates that frequented Newfoundland's bays and coves during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, but none of them are more exciting or more colorful than those of George Langford, the "Royal Imposter, " who in his boyhood days, was a reckless hoodlum roaming the docks of Liverpool and living by what he could pilfer from the larders of ships he found unattended." (foreword)
SubjectAdventure stories--Newfoundland and Labrador
Seafaring life--fiction
Sea stories, Canadian--Newfoundland and Labrador
Physical Description398 p. Seafaring life--Fiction Sea stories, Canadian--Newfoundland and Labrador
LocationCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador
Local Call NumberPS 8595 A313 R88 c.2
TypeText
Resource TypeBook
FormatImage/jpeg; Application/pdf
CollectionCentre for Newfoundland Studies -- Digitized Books
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Centre for Newfoundland Studies
LanguageEng
SourcePaper text held in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies
PDF File(118.31MB) -- http://collections.mun.ca/PDFs/cns/TheRoyalImpostor.pdf
CONTENTdm file name167555.cpd