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Captains courageous

Author: Rudyard Kipling; Leonée Ormond
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999, ©1995.
Series: Oxford world's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After being washed overboard from an ocean liner, fifteen-year-old Harvey Cheyne, spoiled son of a millionaire, is rescued by New England fishermen who put him to work on their boat.
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Genre/Form: Sea stories
Fiction
Adventure fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudyard Kipling; Leonée Ormond
ISBN: 0192837400 9780192837400 9780199554836 0199554838
OCLC Number: 42254569
Description: xli, 182 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics.
Responsibility: Rudyard Kipling ; edited with an introduction and notes by Leonee Ormond.
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After being washed overboard from an ocean liner, fifteen-year-old Harvey Cheyne, spoiled son of a millionaire, is rescued by New England fishermen who put him to work on their boat.

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a scholarly introduction and entertainingly pedantic notes ... in the hands of such a powerful storyteller, the theme of redemption through ordeal remains a seductive one Books for Keeps

 
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