The four feathers

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Just before sailing off to war in the Sudan, British guardsman Harry Feversham quits his regiment. He immediately receives four white feathers-symbols of cowardice-one each from his three best friends and his fiancée. To disprove this grave dishonor, Harry dons an Arabian disguise and leaves for the Sudan, where he anonymously comes to the aid of his three friends, saving each of their lives. Having proved his bravery, Harry returns to England, hoping to regain the love and respect of his fiancée. This suspenseful tale movingly depicts a distinctive code of honor that was deeply valued and strongly promoted by the British during the height of their imperial power.
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[United States] :Blackstone Audio, Inc. :Made available through hoopla,2008.
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xxix, 284 p. ;20 cm.
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9780142180013
9781775454380
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For centuries, presenting a comrade-in-arms with a feather was the ultimate censure and a stinging symbol of cowardice. When British soldier Harry Feversham decides to resign his post and leave the military, he is subjected to this humiliating ritual. Will his reputation ever be redeemed? Read The Four Feathers to find out.

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subject_facet British -- Sudan -- Fiction, Cowardice -- Fiction, Male friendship -- Fiction, Soldiers -- Fiction, Sudan -- Fiction
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title_full The Four Feathers, The four feathers / A.E.W. Mason ; edited with an introduction by Gary Hoppenstand, The four feathers [electronic resource] / A.E.W. Mason ; John Lee
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