A rage for glory : : the life of Commodore Stephen Decatur, USN

Title A rage for glory : : the life of Commodore Stephen Decatur, USN
Names De Kay, James T.
Book Number BR015400
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Biography of early American hero Stephen Decatur (1779-1820) by well-known naval historian. Portraying Decatur as a brilliant, fearless, and adored commander, de Kay recounts his rise to national prominence through exploits in the Barbary wars and the War of 1812. Offers new details on Decatur's tragic death in a senseless duel. 2004.
Local Subject Adult Non-Fiction - AN
History - HST
Adult Book - AD
Short Book - SH
Biography - Historical - BIH
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Biography - Military - BIPM
Biography - Politicians - BIP
History, United States - HUS
War Stories (Fiction) - WAR
Braille Book Review, Sep-Oct 2005 - B505
Audience Notes A
LC Subject Admirals - United States - Biography
United States - History - War of 1812 - Naval operations
United States - History, Naval - To 1900
Call Number 359.0092 B ANF
Language English
Released 2004
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2004 (American Printing House for the Blind, transcribing agency. American Printing House for the Blind, distributor.)
Original Publication Transcription of: New York : Free Press, c2004.
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