At the outset of this adventure filled with disaster and delight, Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin pursue an American privateer through the great South Sea. Their ship, the Surprise, is now also a privateer, the better to escape diplomatic complications from Stephen's mission, which is to ignite the revolutionary tinder of South America.
- ISBN-13: 9780393312447
- ISBN-10: 0393312445
- Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
- Publish Date: October 1994
- Dimensions: 8.16 x 5.72 x 0.68 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.69 pounds
- Page Count: 352