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The Wake of the Lorelei Lee

Being an Account of the Further Adventures of Jacky Faber, on Her Way to Botany Bay

The Wake of the Lorelei Lee( )
Author: Meyer, L. A.
Series title:Bloody Jack Adventures Ser.
ISBN:978-1-299-89121-0
Publication Date:Jan 2010
Publisher:Harcourt Trade Publishers
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $8.99
Book Description:

Jacky Faber, rich from her exploits diving for Spanish gold, has purchased the Lorelei Lee to carry passengers across the Atlantic. Believing she has been absolved of past sins against the Crown, Jacky docks in London to take on her crew, but is instead arrested and sentenced to life in the newly formed penal colony in Australia. To add insult to injury, the Lorelei Lee is confiscated to carry Jacky and more than 200 female convicts to populate New South Wales. Not one to give in...
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Pages:361
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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