How Dark the Night

How Dark the Night

A Novel

Book - 2014
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"How Dark the Night continues the seafaring adventures of the Cutler family by picking up the action where the fourth volume, A Call to Arms, ends in 1805. The years leading up to the War of 1812 were devastating ones for the young republic. The life-and-death struggle between Great Britain and France caught the United States in a web of financial and political chaos as President Jefferson and Secretary of State Madison labored to keep the unprepared United States out of the conflict without compromising the nation's honor. On the home front, Jefferson's embargo threatened the livelihood of the Cutlers and other New England shipping families as merchant ships rotted on their moorings and sailors sat on the beach, penniless"-- Provided by publisher
Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, 2014
ISBN: 9781612514673
Characteristics: 213 pages ; 24 cm


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