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The Resource 1636 : Commander Cantrell in the West Indies, Eric Flint and Charles E. Gannon

1636 : Commander Cantrell in the West Indies, Eric Flint and Charles E. Gannon

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1636 : Commander Cantrell in the West Indies
Title
1636
Title remainder
Commander Cantrell in the West Indies
Statement of responsibility
Eric Flint and Charles E. Gannon
Title variation
  • Sixteen thirty-six
  • Commander Cantrell in the West Indies
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling alternate history series. Book #14 in the Ring of Fire series created by Eric Flint. Eddie Cantrell, now married to the king of Denmark's daughter, is sent by Admiral Simpson to the Caribbean to secure access to the most valuable commodity on that continent--not the gold and silver which the Spanish treasure, but the oil which up-time machines and industry need. The admiral has also provided Eddie's small task force with the new steam-powered frigates that have just come out of the navy's shipyards. Even with the frigates, a giant obstacle stands in his way: the Gulf-girdling Spanish presence in the New World. So a diversion is needed, carried out by an up-time car mechanic and a down-time mercenary colonel who also happens to be the last earl of Ireland. Their mission: grab the oil fields on Trinidad, and so distract the attention of Spain's New World governors. While the Spanish galleons and troops head for Trinidad, Commander Cantrell's smallest and fastest steam sloop will make a run to the Louisiana coast. There, her crew will wind their way up the bayous to the real New World prize: the Jennings Oil Field. But Cantrell's plans could be wrecked in a multitude of ways. He faces often-hostile natives, rambunctious Dutch ship captains, allied colonies on the brink of starvation, and vicious social infighting that can barely be contained by his capable and passionate new wife. When the galleons finally come out in force to engage his small flotilla, Eddie will discover that the Spanish aren't the only enemies who will be coming against him in a fateful Caribbean show-down. About Eric Flint's Ring of Fire series: "This alternate history series is...a landmark..."--Booklist "[Eric] Flint's 1632 universe seems to be inspiring a whole new crop of gifted alternate historians."--Booklist "...reads like a technothriller set in the age of the Medicis..."--Publishers Weekly"--
  • "Eddie Cantrell is married to the king of Denmark's daughter and is sent by Admiral Simpson to the Caribbean to secure access to the most valuable commodity on that continent--the oil which the up-time machines and industry need. Making his way to the New World, Eddie must face often hostile natives, rambunctious Dutch ship captains, allied colonies on the brink of starvation and the hostile Spanish presence"--
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813/.54
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
The ring of fire
Series volume
14
Label
1636 : Commander Cantrell in the West Indies, Eric Flint and Charles E. Gannon
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ocn865496207
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
609 pages
Isbn
9781476736785
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014009924
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(OCoLC)865496207
Label
1636 : Commander Cantrell in the West Indies, Eric Flint and Charles E. Gannon
Publication
Control code
ocn865496207
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
609 pages
Isbn
9781476736785
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014009924
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)865496207

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