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Fall of the White Ship Avatar (Alacrity FitzHugh and Hobart Floyt #3)

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Alacrity required only a few minutes at the White Ship's helm to learn that a captain's problems can be tougher than those of a knockabout spacer. Solving them could cost a piece of his heart.
Mass Market Paperback, 356 pages
Published December 12th 1986 by Del Rey
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Apr 10, 2013 L. rated it it was amazing
In this, Daley's third installment of the "Adventures of Hobart Floyt and Alacrity Fitzhugh" (following _Requiem for a Ruler of Worlds_ and _Jinx on a Terran Inheritance_), we go beyond the scope of the original books into the past of Alacrity Fitzhugh--including his real name, his "Captain's Sidearm", and his obsession with the Precursors, an uber-race that has disappeared from the Cosmos--but not before leaving tantalizing technological clues. Much of the story takes place on an inhospitable p ...more
Timothy Boyd
Jan 27, 2016 Timothy Boyd rated it it was amazing
incredible characters that sweep you into the story it's the complex but realistic world Daley creates for those characters to live in. Somehow he makes a futuristic SiFi world seem logical and real. Highly recommended
Mark E.
Jan 25, 2012 Mark E. rated it really liked it
The final book in the series, and as I drew closer and closer to the end of the book, I grew sadder and sadder. I didn't like this book as well as I liked either the first or the second one, but there are still some really interesting events that are EIH. The chemistry developed in the first two books is very powerful in this book, and though I feel like the long interlude with Pokesnout and company takes up way more of the book than I would have liked, the book is redeemed in the next portion, ...more
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Sep 03, 2015 Leland Gilsen rated it it was amazing
He died of cancer in February of 1996 at the age of only 49.
This trilogy has a place of honor in my science fiction bookcase.
Larry DeMoss
Aug 24, 2012 Larry DeMoss rated it it was ok
Ho-hum. I had read the first two years ago, and this one is a bit of a disappointment. Fun in spots, but too much of it is made up of science fiction cliches, including buxom alien women and silly creatures.
Jelle Van breugel
Jun 18, 2013 Jelle Van breugel rated it it was amazing
Very funny trilogy.
Remember finding it a bit hard to get into the first book but after that
breathtaking pace of action and great characters :)
Mary Lauer
Feb 07, 2012 Mary Lauer rated it it was amazing
LOVE love love these books. Every time I finish this one, I am saddened that there are no "continuing adventures."
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Nov 04, 2013 Dale Rosso rated it it was amazing
Shelves: science-fiction
Enjoyed the story.
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Brian was born in Englewood Hospital in Englewood, New Jersey on Dec. 22, 1947. A blizzard kept him and his mother at the hospital over Christmas, and the nurses sang "Away in a Manger" to them.

His middle name is Charles. He grew up in Rockleigh, NJ. His mother's name was Myra and his father's name was Charles. He has an older brother, David, and a younger sister, also named Myra. He had no child
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