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The Resource Devil's Ballast

Devil's Ballast

Label
Devil's Ballast
Title
Devil's Ballast
Statement of responsibility
by Meg Caddy
Title variation
Devils ballast
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Anne Bonny was eighteen when she ran away from her violent husband, James, into the arms of pirate captain Calico Jack Rackham. Now she’s ensconced aboard Jack’s ship Ranger, passing as a cabin boy and playing her ruthless part in a crew that is raining down mayhem and murder on the ships of the Caribbean. But James Bonny is willing to pay to get his ‘property’ back. And pirate-hunter Captain Barnet is happy to take his money. The Ranger’s a fast ship: Anne might just be able to outrun Barnet. But can she outrun the consequences of her relationship with Calico Jack?
Summary
Anne Bonny was eighteen when she ran away from her violent husband, James, into the arms of pirate captain Calico Jack Rackham. Now she's ensconced aboard Jack's ship Ranger, passing as a cabin boy and playing her ruthless part in a crew that is raining down mayhem and murder on the ships of the Caribbean. But James Bonny is willing to pay to get his 'property' back. And pirate-hunter Captain Barnet is happy to take his money. The Ranger's a fast ship - Anne might just be able to outrun Barnet. But can she outrun the consequences of her relationship with Calico Jack? Devil's Ballast is action-packed yet nuanced, culturally relevant and sharp as a cutlass. Based on the true story of Anne Bonny, this new novel by the remarkable Meg Caddy brings to life one of history's most fascinating anti-heroines.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Character
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10772390
Cataloging source
SALS
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Caddy, Meg
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Young Adult Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Devil's Ballast
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:TXT_614037
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781925774276
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Devil's Ballast
Control code
BORROWBOX:TXT_614037
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781925774276
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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