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Synopsis: This memoir ranges far beyond anything else written about these events. Fennell is a keen observer and forceful commentator on virtually every aspect of life as a prisoner and the system under which he is confined. And he goes well beyond that. His interests seem to be limitless and lead him to observations and commentary on just about every facet of the world in which he finds himself. His descriptions and opinions encompass: climate, terrain, flora, fauna, geological history, prevailing winds, the solar system, indigenous people, social mores, government and commercial structures, religion, politics, and, inevitably, the inhumane treatment of prisoners in England's penal system. His essay could be likened to Alexis de Tocqueville's 1830s report on the United States.
Martin Kevin Cusack
(from the Introduction)
About the Author: Philip Fennell is an accountant. He also teaches Finance at a Manhattan college and publishes Fennell Ramblings. Marie King, his wife, has taught for many years at independent schools. They live in Pawling, New York, with their two children.
Title: Voyage of the Hougoumont and Life at ...
Publisher: Xlibris Corp
Publication Date: 2001
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Book Description Xlibris Corp, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0738859028
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Book Description Fennell, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 28 B/W Photos & Illus. (illustrator). First Edition. (full book description) Fennell, 2000. 1st Edition Fine/Fine, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=5.5"x8.5", 366pgs. 28 B/W Photos & Illus. SIGNED, INSCRIBED by Editor Marie King on Half Title Page. Clean, bright and tight. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing, etc. Edited by Philip Rennell and Marie King. ISBN 0738859028 20% OFF our regular catalogue price. SELLING WORLDWIDE since 1987. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. Signed by Author. Book. Bookseller Inventory # CONROY226384I
Book Description UNKNOWN. Fennell, 2000. First edition. A fine copy in a fine d/w. This copy is from the library of Sir William Heseltine and carries his bookplate to the front pastedown. Bookseller Inventory # 4424046
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