JOHN PAUL JONES

Fighter for Freedom and Glory
If you are a member, log in to receive member pricing
Binding:Paperback
Published:April 18, 2014
By Lincoln Lorenz (Author)

This is the true life story of the Scottish gardener’s son, John Paul, who became America’s greatest naval hero, John Paul Jones. British midshipman, African slaver, traveling actor, merchant captain, accused of murder and suspected of freebooting—this was John Paul. Captain in Washington’s Continental Navy, raider of the British coasts and victor in one of history’s most desperate naval battles, lion of the French court and beloved by beautiful women, Russian admiral under Catherine the Great, and dead at 45, neglected by his adopted United States, his very grave lost for a hundred years—that was John Paul Jones.

X
List Price: $34.95
Member Price: $27.96
 
 
 
Product Details
  • Paperback : 872 pages
  • Illustrations: 23 b/w illustrations/4 maps
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press (April 18, 2014)
  • ISBN-10: 159114406X
  • ISBN-13: 9781591144069
  • Product Dimensions: 6 X 9 in
  • Shipping Weight: 45.92 oz
Praise
  • “John Paul Jones contains all the elements of fiction with the added charm of reality, accurately presented in the book with great adventure. Those fond of adventure will find it here in plenty, well told. The naval minded will revel in this epic of glorious achievement at sea under our first flag, giving the American Navy traditional material virtually without parallel.” -- Commodore Dudley Wright Knox, USN, author of The Eclipse of American Sea Power and A History of the United States Navy

The late Dr. Lincoln Lorenz was an historian who artistically combined authentic biography with great literary skill. He was also the author of The Life of Sidney Lanier, 1935.

More by this Author

JOHN PAUL JONES
This is the true life story of the Scottish gardener’s son, John Paul, who became America’s...Read More

Related Content

None found for this author.

Events and Conferences

None found for this author.

Customer Reviews

Reviews
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Average Customer Reviews
Stars

 
 

Conferences and Events

Maritime Security Dialogue

Mon, 2016-10-03

You are cordially invited to: Maintaining Maritime Superiority A discussion with Admiral John M. Richardson, USNChief of Naval...

2016 Coast Guard Academy Conference

US Coast Guard Academy

WEST 2017

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

View All

From the Press

Guest Speaker & Book Signing

Tue, 2016-09-27

Guest Speaker & Book Signing

Tue, 2016-09-27

Why Become a Member of the U.S. Naval Institute?

As an independent forum for over 135 years, the Naval Institute has been nurturing creative thinkers who responsibly raise their voices on matters relating to national defense.

Become a Member Renew Membership