The Resource Sharpe's gold : Richard Sharpe and the Destruction of Almeida, August 1810, Bernard Cornwell

Sharpe's gold : Richard Sharpe and the Destruction of Almeida, August 1810, Bernard Cornwell

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Sharpe's gold : Richard Sharpe and the Destruction of Almeida, August 1810
Title
Sharpe's gold
Title remainder
Richard Sharpe and the Destruction of Almeida, August 1810
Statement of responsibility
Bernard Cornwell
Title variation
Sharpes gold
Title variation remainder
Richard Sharpe and the destruction of Almeida, August 1810
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Captain Sharpe's task is to recover from a feared guerilla leader the gold Wellington so desperately needs. The enemy he faces strikes terror into the hearts of all around -a renegade guerilla band whose leader has a particular loathing for Sharpe who has stolen his woman. Soldier, hero, rogue - Sharpe is the man you always want on your side. Born in poverty, he joined the army to escape jail and climbed the ranks by sheer brutal courage. He knows no other family than the regiment of the 95th Rifles whose green jacket he proudly wears
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Summary
Only a year after its stunning victory at Talavera in July of 1809, Wellington's Peninsular army--vastly outnumbered, its coffers empty--is on the brink of collapse. The Spanish government has fallen, and the last Spanish armies have been crushed by the French. But Wellington has one hope left: in the dangerous Portuguese hills lies a fortune in gold, enough gold perhaps to turn the Peninsular War around. And he knows of one fighting man capable of stealing it: Captain Richard Sharpe of the South Essex Regiment
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Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
021725
Cataloging source
HCO
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Cornwell, Bernard
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
Series statement
Richard Sharpe novels
Series volume
0009
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sharpe, Richard
  • Soldiers
  • Almeida (Portugal)
Target audience
adult
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Richard Sharpe and the destruction of Almeida, August 1810
Label
Sharpe's gold : Richard Sharpe and the Destruction of Almeida, August 1810, Bernard Cornwell
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Publication
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Originally published: London: Collins, 1981
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780007452927
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Sharpe's gold : Richard Sharpe and the Destruction of Almeida, August 1810, Bernard Cornwell
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Collins, 1981
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780007452927
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print

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