Unjustly accused of plotting mutiny, Billy Budd and his accuser are called to give account to the captain. Unable to answer due to a speech impediment, Billy Budd lashes out and accidentally kills his accuser, setting in motion a court martial that sets his life at stake. 166 pages, softcover.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 160 Vendor: Simon & Schuster Publication Date: 2006 Dimensions: 6.75 X 4.20 (inches)
ISBN: 1416523723 ISBN-13: 9781416523727 Availability: In Stock Series:Enriched Classics
A handsome young sailor is unjustly accused of plotting mutiny in this timeless tale of the sea.
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