The Resource The last horseman, David Gilman

The last horseman, David Gilman

Label
The last horseman
Title
The last horseman
Statement of responsibility
David Gilman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is an epic historical adventure set during the Boer War. Dublin, 1899. On a foul night in a troubled city, lawyer Joseph Radcliffe watches the execution of a young Irish rebel. Radcliffe, together with his black American comrade Benjamin Pierce, has made a living defending the toughest cases in Dublin, but is haunted by the spectre of his defeats, the loss of his wife and child and his difficult relationship with his surviving son, Edward. While Ireland smoulders with rebellion, war breaks out in South Africa and when, after an argument with his father, Edward runs away to join the Irish forces fighting there, Radcliffe, accompanied by Pierce, sets out to find him and bring him home. South Africa, 1900. Both Radcliffe and Pierce have known war. Former cavalrymen in the US army, they have seen enough killing to last them a lifetime. But eight hundred miles north of Cape Town, amid the trackless veld, they experience the bloody brutality of a conflict that the British generals are shocked to discover they are losing. Under fire from Boer snipers and artillery, distrusted by the British forces, the two old soldiers will find their survival skills tested to the hilt as they search for the missing boy
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
The last horseman, David Gilman
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The last horseman, David Gilman
Publication
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
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Content type code
  • txt
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Content type MARC source
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Dimensions
23 cm
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Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9781784974558
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
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Other physical details
map (black and white)
System control number
(OCoLC)936144863

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