"Fascinated by the sea and determined to become the best master mariner in England, ten-year-old Fran Drake apprenticed himself for seven years to the cruelest, hardest driving sea captain he could find. After his rigorous training, he was well equipped to singe the beard of the King of Spain."
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1960. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 60237015