Captain Benjamin Barney, daring privateer and officer in the infant United States Navy was a man of the stamp of John Paul Jones. Great hero in the victories over the British Navy, that turned the tide finally in favor of the Americans, his exciting private life was as full-bodied and fascinating as his fighting career on the high seas. Operating during the Revolutionary war from his home port of Philadelphia
Jan Westcott's absorbing recreation dramatizes also the story of Lady Douglass Harris, the high-spirited, independent English girl for whom Barney risked his life.
Author: Jan Vlachos Westcott
Title: Captain Barney
First Published by: Crown Publishers, Inc