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By Norris van den Berg

dependent upon the diary of 1 of basic George Washington’s employees officials, The Waterman recounts the likely very unlikely shipping of fifty nine cannon three hundred miles over land and water from toes. Ticonderoga to Boston within the lifeless of harsh iciness 1776. those cannon gave basic Washington the lacking artillery he desperately wanted for his gorgeous, first victory over the invincible British forces.

During this two-month heroic make the most, dealing with ferocious climate and bold assaults via ruthless British spies, the story’s protagonist, Continental military Lieutenant Dan Saunders perseveres with crafty and audacious braveness. with his dependable compatriot, Paul Williams, a former pirate and slave, the pair led a ragtag workforce of volunteers to succeed and switch the tide in a single of younger America’s so much inspirational, early milestones towards independence.

A specified portrayal of ways issues have been in 1775: sailboats and transportation at sea, attitudes of “rebels” and their ingenuity in defeating a miles better enemy and the attitudes of loyalists towards freemen. the tale strikes correct alongside and saved me analyzing until the top.

Randy Repass, Founder and Chairman of West Marine Inc.

After examining THE WATERMAN, each reader probably want to stand over the resting locations of Dan and Paul to pay their respects! We needs to settle, although, for the information that the patriots who truly accomplished this amazing undertaking, set a benchmark for heroism and tenacity which keeps to path its manner during the veins of the boys and girls of today’s military.

Rear Admiral Ray Smith, USN, ret. Former leader of military Seals

concerning the Author

Norris van den Berg used to be born and raised in Annapolis, Maryland the place he built a keenness for crusing and naval historical past. He admires the spirit and beliefs of the early innovative patriots and has tried to proportion this ardour in his first novel.

Mr. van den Berg graduated in philosophy and arithmetic from the college of Maryland. sooner than this venture, he used to be a founding companion of a enterprise capital enterprise following his occupation as an govt within the software program undefined.

Mr. van den Berg lives along with his spouse in Lake Tahoe, Nevada yet he can usually be present in Annapolis or fly fishing in Montana and the Florida Keys.

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