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Birds of Prey (Paperback) (Wilbur A. Smith)

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Deemed "one of the world's most popular and prolific adventure writers" by The Washington Post, bestselling author Wilbur Smith is at the height of his storytelling powers inBirds of Prey, a swashbuckling epic of adventure, intrigue and passion on the dangerous high seas of 1667--a thrilling installment in the Courtney Family Adventures.

As the choppy sea lanes of the African coast are rife with bloody battles over trade booty, Sir Francis Courteney and his 17-year-old son Hal embark on a seafaring quest for the treasure-laden galleons of the Dutch East India Company. But soon the horrific torture and execution of the elder Courteney catapults Hal into the role of captain. And the heavy burden of avenging his father's death-- along with the ****** pleasures he shares with three beautiful women-- will swiftly, irrevocably transform Hal from boy to man...

Richly detailed, breathlessly plotted, and rich with the color of the time and place,Birds of Prey is an unforgettable saga that will transport you to one of the most fascinating, action-packed eras in world history.

In 1667, Sir Francis Courteney and his son, Hal, voyage from the Cape of Good Hope at the southern tip of Africa to the Great Horn of Ethiopia, as they and their crew attempt to seize one of the treasure-laden galleons of the Dutch East India Company en r
Number of Pages: 664
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: St Martins Pr
Author: Wilbur A. Smith
Language: English
Street Date: July 1, 1998
TCIN: 12717679
UPC: 9780312963811
Item Number (DPCI): 248-49-1249
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