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This Was a Man

(1961)
(The King's Adventurer: Captain John Smith And Pocahontas)
A novel by

 
 
From his earliest boyhood John Smith wanted to go adventuring over the sea,and though his parents meant him for a farmer he knew some special destinyawaited him. He followed his dream through Europe, even to fighting theInfidel and serving a cruel Turk as a slave. Yet all the time he knew thatsomething else awaited him, over the seas yet again.This destiny led Captain John Smith to the new colony of Virginia, "hiswife, his child and his home," where he was to find joy and bitterness,fulfilment and disaster, where he was to be a distrusted Paleface and ademi-god, and where he was to be saved from death by the beautiful half-wildPocahontas.

    

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Hardback Editions

October 1997 : UK Hardback

Title: The King's Adventurer: Captain John Smith and Pocahontas
Author(s): Jean Plaidy, Ellalice Tate
ISBN: 0-7089-3830-2 / 978-0-7089-3830-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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December 1996 : UK Hardback
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Title: The King's Adventurer: Captain John Smith and Pocahontas
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 0-7090-5899-3 / 978-0-7090-5899-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
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Paperback Editions

1996 : UK Paperback
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Title: The King's Adventurer: Captain John Smith and Pocahontas
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 0-00-649911-2 / 978-0-00-649911-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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