A classic story of love and sea warfare from one of America's greatest novelists.
The year is 1799. Admiral Caraccioli is about to be executed on Lord Nelson's flagship. Young and in love with Carracioli's daughter, the spirited French privateer Raoul Yvard and his wily American sailing master Ithuel Bolt harass the British fleet. Yvard is captured but cunningly escapes, setting up a showdown at sea.
Originally published in 1846, The Wing-and-Wing is a captivating novel of seafaring adventure, romance, and Napoleonic history, from the masterful author of The Leatherstocking Tales.