MEYER, L. A.
Title: Mississippi Jack : Being an Account of the Further Waterborne Adventures ofJacky Faber, Midshipman, Fine Lady, and the Lily of the West. First Printi ng in dustjacket. signed
Publisher:  Harcourt, Inc., Orlando, FL, 2007, ISBN:9780152060039
Seller ID: 107368
MEYER, L. A. Mississippi Jack : Being an Account of the Further Waterborne Adventures of Jacky Faber, Midshipman, Fine Lady, and the Lily of the West.Orlando : Harcourt, Inc., (2007). First Printing. Pp (8),1-611,(5). 8vo, h ardcover, blue paper covered spine, brown pepr covered boards, gilt lettering to spine and gilt anchor to front board. A Bloody Jack Adventure, no. 5."The intrepid Jacky Faber, a cheeky orphan from the streets of London, has once again eluded the British authorities who want to hang her for crimes against the king. Now she's headed west, hoping that no one will recognize her in the wilds of America. There she tricks the tall-tale legend Mike Fink out of his flatboat, equips it as a floating casino-showboat, and heads south to New Orleans, battling murderous bandits, British soldiers, and other scoundrels along the way. Unknown to Jacky, her beloved Jaimy is following just days behind -- and witnessing the chaos left in her wake. But after she is tarred and feathered for helping an escaped slave, Jacky's had enough of the American frontier. All she wants is to be back on the ocean, and back with her true love. But will her recklessness and impulsive actions ultimately leave him far behind? Bold, daring, and loads of fun, Jacky Faber proves once again that with resilience and can-do spirit, she can wiggle outof any scrape ... well, almost." (from the dj). Very good in unclipped dus tjacket. Signed without inscription by the author. 75.00