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Captains courageous : a story of the Grand Banks

Author: Rudyard Kipling
Publisher: [Gloucester, U.K.] : Dodo Press, [2005]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Young Harvey Cheyne is rich, spoiled, prejudiced, and totally lacking in the real experiences of life. When the fifteen-year-old is accidentally washed overboard a great ocean liner headed for Europe, he is picked up by a fisherman and brought aboard the fishing schooner We're Here. Harvey's stories of privilege and wealth mean nothing aboard this hard-working vessel, and the boy receives many lessons in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Adventure fiction
Sea stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudyard Kipling
ISBN: 1406503118 9781406503111
OCLC Number: 190963508
Description: 152 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: by Rudyard Kipling.

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Young Harvey Cheyne is rich, spoiled, prejudiced, and totally lacking in the real experiences of life. When the fifteen-year-old is accidentally washed overboard a great ocean liner headed for Europe, he is picked up by a fisherman and brought aboard the fishing schooner We're Here. Harvey's stories of privilege and wealth mean nothing aboard this hard-working vessel, and the boy receives many lessons in self-reliance, values, and hard-bitten reality - "things every man must know, blind, drunk, or asleep"--In the words of Long Jack. Harvey, Long Jack, Tom Platt, Manuel, and many more great characters come alive in this rich retelling of life aboard the We're Here.

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