Captains Courageous

Captains Courageous

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Harvey Cheyne is the over-indulged son of a millionaire. When he falls overboard from an ocean liner her is rescued by a Portuguese fisherman and, initially against his will, joins the crew of the We're Here for a summer. Through the medium of an exciting adventure story, Captains Courageous (1897) deals with a boy who, like Mowgli in The Jungle Book, is thrown into an entirely alien environment.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 15mm | 168g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0142437719
  • 9780142437711
  • 312,618

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By the Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
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By the Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
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About Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling, (1865-1936), English short-story writer, novelist and poet. Kipling was the first Englishman to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature (1907). His most popular works include The Jungle Book (1894) and the Just So Stories (1902), both children's classics though they have attracted adult audiences also. John Seelye is a Graduate research Professor of American literature at the University of Florida. He is the author of two novels and a number of books dealing with American culture from the colonial period to the twentieth century.
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19,592 ratings
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4 35% (6,807)
3 26% (5,170)
2 6% (1,116)
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