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The Pirate of the Mediterranean: A Tale of the Sea By W. H. G. Kingston
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The Pirate of the Mediterranean, a Tale of the Sea, by W.H.G. Kingston, first published in 1851. Full of adventure and tense situations. The Mediterranean Pirate preyed mostly upon Italian, Greek... More > and Turkish vessels in the Eastern Mediterranean Another admirable book from the pen of a great author, and I recommend it to you. William Henry Giles Kingston (1814-1880), was a writer of tales for boys. He was born in London, but spent much of his youth in Oporto, Portugal. His first book for boys, Peter the Whaler, was published in 1851, and had such success that he retired from business and devoted himself entirely to the production of this kind of literature, in which his popularity was deservedly great. He was also interested in emigration, volunteering, and various philanthropic schemes. For services in negotiating a commercial treaty with Portugal he received a Portuguese knighthood, and for his literary labours a Government pension.< Less

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Giving Back Giving Back By James Jones & Jody Fuson
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