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Viva Jacquelina!

Being an Account of the Further Adventures of Jacky Faber, over the Hills and Far Away

Viva Jacquelina!( )
Author: Meyer, L. A.
Series title:Bloody Jack Adventures Ser.
ISBN:978-0-544-23439-0
Publication Date:Jul 2014
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Imprint:HMH Books For Young Readers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $18.99
Book Description:

In the tenth book in the best-selling Bloody Jack Adventures series,nbsp;the irrepressible Jacky Faber leads raids against Napoleon's forces with guerrilla freedom fighters, poses for the artist Francisco Goya, is kidnapped by the Spanish Inquisition, and travels with a caravan of gypsies as she collects intelligence for the Crown, always with one eye on reuniting with her beloved Jaimy.

Author Biography
Meyer, L. A. (Author)
L. A. Meyer was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania in 1942. He received a B.A. in English literature from the University of Florida in Gainesville and soon after, enlisted in the U.S. Navy for a four year-stint. He worked as a social worker and then published two picture books, The Gypsy Bears and The Clean Air and Peaceful Contentment Dirigible Airline, before receiving his M.F.A. in painting from Boston University in 1973.

He taught high school art in Massachusetts for seven years and then left to open art and design shops. His first novel for young readers, Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy, was published in 2002. It became the first book in the Bloody Jack Adventure series. He died from Hodgkin's lymphoma on July 29, 2014 at the age of 71.

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