WorldCat Identities

Meyer, L. A. (Louis A.) 1942-

Overview
Works: 88 works in 485 publications in 2 languages and 30,449 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Adventure stories  Sea stories  Historical fiction  Young adult works  Action and adventure fiction  Spy fiction  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter
Classifications: PZ7.M9795, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by L. A Meyer
In the belly of the bloodhound : being an account of a particularly peculiar adventure in the life of Jacky Faber by L. A Meyer( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 2,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacky Faber and her classmates at the Lawson Peabody School for Young Girls in Boston are kidnapped while on a school outing and transported in the hold of a slave ship bound for the slave markets of North Africa
Mississippi Jack : being an account of the further waterborne adventures of Jacky Faber, midshipman, fine lady, and the Lily of the West by L. A Meyer( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1806, the exploits of Jacky Faber continue as she heads west to avoid capture by the British and discovers adventure aboard a keelboat on the mighty Mississippi River
My bonny light horseman : being an account of the further adventures of Jacky Faber, in love and war by L. A Meyer( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While trying to run a respectable shipping business in 1806, teenaged Jacky Faber finds herself in France, spying for the British Crown in order to save her friends
Under the Jolly Roger : being an account of the further nautical adventures of Jacky Faber by L. A Meyer( Book )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1804, fifteen-year-old Jacky Faber heads back to sea where she gains control of a British warship and eventually becomes a privateer
Curse of the blue tattoo : being an account of the misadventures of Jacky Faber, midshipman and fine lady by L. A Meyer( Book )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1803, after being exposed as a girl and forced to leave her ship, Jacky Faber finds herself attending school in Boston, where, instead of learning to be a lady, she battles her snobbish classmates, roams the city in search of adventure, and learns to ride a horse
Bloody Jack : being an account of the curious adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy by L. A Meyer( Book )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reduced to begging and thievery in the streets of London, a thirteen-year-old orphan disguises herself as a boy and connives her way onto a British warship set for high sea adventure in search of pirates. Life as a ship's boy aboard HMS Dolphin is a dream come true for Jacky Faber. Gone are the days of scavenging for food and fighting for survival on the streets of eighteenth-century London. Instead, Jacky is becoming a skilled and respected sailor as the crew pursues pirates on the high seas. There's only one problem: Jacky is a girl. And she must use every bit of her spirit, wit, and courage to keep the crew from discovering her secret
Rapture of the deep : being an account of the further adventures of Jacky Faber, soldier, sailor, mermaid, spy by L. A Meyer( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1806, star-crossed lovers Jacky Faber and Jaimy Fletcher are kidnapped by British Naval Intelligence and forced to embark on yet another daring mission--this time to search for sunken Spanish gold off the Florida coast
The wake of the Lorelei Lee : being an account of the adventures of Jacky Faber on her way to Botany Bay by L. A Meyer( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now rich, Jacky Faber has purchased the Lorelei Lee to carry passengers across the Atlantic, and believing she has been absolved of past sins against the Crown, she docks in London, where she is arrested and sentenced to life in the newly formed penal colony in Australia
Bloody Jack : being an account of the curious adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy by L. A Meyer( Recording )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reduced to begging and thievery in the streets of London, a thirteen-year-old orphan disguises herself as a boy and connives her way onto a British warship set for high sea adventure in search of pirates
The mark of the golden dragon : being an account of the further adventures of Jacky Faber, jewel of the East, vexation of the West, and pearl of the South China Sea by L. A Meyer( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1807, having survived a typhoon in the East Indies, Jacky Faber makes her way to London to seek a pardon for herself and her betrothed, Jaimy Fletcher, who, posing as a highwayman, is trying to avenge her supposed death
Curse of the blue tattoo : being an account of the misadventures of Jacky Faber, midshipman and fine lady by L. A Meyer( Recording )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1803, after being exposed as a girl and forced to leave her ship, Jacky Faber finds herself attending school in Boston, where, instead of learning to be a lady, she battles snobbish classmates, roams the city in search of adventure and learns to ride a horse
Viva Jacquelina! : being an account of the further adventures of Jacky Faber, over the hills and far away by L. A Meyer( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still yearning to be reunited with her beloved Jaimy, Jacky Faber continues to collect intelligence for the Crown as she leads guerrilla attacks against Napoleon's forces, poses for the artist Francisco Goya, is kidnapped by the Spanish Inquisition, and travels with a gypsy caravan
Wild rover no more : being the last recorded account of the life and times of Jacky Faber by L. A Meyer( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1809, just when it looks like Jacky Faber and her beloved Jaimy will finally find their romance, Jacky is accused of treason and must flee Boston while her friends attempt to clear her name. Of course that means wild adventures for our fun-loving heroine, who manages to secure a job as a governess--and run away with the circus"--
Boston Jacky : being an account of the further adventures of Jacky Faber, taking care of business by L. A Meyer( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The irrepressible Jacky Faber, recently arrived in Boston, finds herself at odds with the Women's Temperance Union and local residents angry at the arrival of hundreds of Irish immigrants on a ship owned by Faber Shipping Worldwide
In the belly of the bloodhound : [being an account of a particularly peculiar adventure in the life of Jacky Faber] by L. A Meyer( Recording )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacky Faber and her classmates at the Lawson Peabody School for Young Girls in Boston are kidnapped while on a school outing and transported in the hold of a slave ship bound for the slave markets of North Africa
Under the Jolly Roger : being an account of the further nautical adventures of Jacky Faber by L. A Meyer( Recording )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1804, fifteen-year-old Jacky Faber heads back to sea where she gains control of a British warship and eventually becomes a privateer
Mississippi Jack by L. A Meyer( Recording )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1806, the exploits of Jacky Faber continue as she heads west to avoid capture by the British and discovers adventure aboard a keelboat on the mighty Mississippi River
The wake of the Lorelei Lee : being an account of the adventures of Jacky Faber on her way to Botany Bay by L. A Meyer( Recording )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now rich, Jacky Faber has purchased the Lorelei Lee to carry passengers across the Atlantic, and believing she has been absolved of past sins against the Crown, she docks in London, where she is arrested and sentenced to life in the newly formed penal colony in Australia
My bonny light horseman : being an account of the further adventures of Jacky Faber, in love and war by L. A Meyer( Recording )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The infamous pirate, riverboat seductress, master of disguise, and street-urchin-turned-sailor Jacky Faber has been captured by the French and beheaded in full view of her friends and crew. Inconceivable? Yes! The truth is she's secretly forced to pose as an American dancer behind enemy lines in Paris, where she entices a French general into revealing military secrets, all to save her dear friends
Rapture of the deep : being an account of the further adventures of Jacky Faber, soldier, sailor, mermaid, spy by L. A Meyer( Recording )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1806, star-crossed lovers Jacky Faber and Jaimy Fletcher are kidnapped by British Naval Intelligence and forced to embark on yet another daring mission--this time to search for sunken Spanish gold off the Florida coast
 
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In the belly of the bloodhound : being an account of a particularly peculiar adventure in the life of Jacky Faber
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Mississippi Jack : being an account of the further waterborne adventures of Jacky Faber, midshipman, fine lady, and the Lily of the WestMy bonny light horseman : being an account of the further adventures of Jacky Faber, in love and warUnder the Jolly Roger : being an account of the further nautical adventures of Jacky FaberCurse of the blue tattoo : being an account of the misadventures of Jacky Faber, midshipman and fine ladyBloody Jack : being an account of the curious adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's BoyRapture of the deep : being an account of the further adventures of Jacky Faber, soldier, sailor, mermaid, spyThe wake of the Lorelei Lee : being an account of the adventures of Jacky Faber on her way to Botany BayBloody Jack : being an account of the curious adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy
Alternative Names
L.A. Meyer American writer

L.A. Meyer Amerikaans romanschrijver (-2014)

L.A. Meyer écrivain américain

L.A. Meyer escriptor estatunidenc

L.A. Meyer escritor estadounidense

L. Meyer

Meyer L. A. 1942-....

Meyer, Louis A.

Meyer, Louis A. 1942-

Meyer, Louis Albert 1942-

إل. ماير كاتب أمريكي

Languages
English (338)

French (1)