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Captains Courageous

Author: Rudyard Kipling; Leonee Ormond
Publisher: Oxford : OUP Oxford, 1995.
Series: Oxford world's classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Harvey Cheyne is the over-indulged son of a millionaire. When he falls overboard from an ocean liner he 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. The superstitious,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kipling, Rudyard.
Captains Courageous.
Oxford : OUP Oxford, ©1995
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rudyard Kipling; Leonee Ormond
ISBN: 9780191605932 019160593X
OCLC Number: 778339511
Description: 1 online resource (327 pages).
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; General Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Note on the Text; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Kipling's Life and Works; Captains Courageous; Explanatory Notes; Footnotes; General Preface; Introduction; Chapter 3.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics.

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Harvey Cheyne is the over-indulged son of a millionaire. When he falls overboard from an ocean liner he 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. The superstitious, magical world of the sea and the tough, orderly, physical world of the boat form a backdrop to Harvey's regeneration. Kipling describes the fascination skills of the schooner fisherme.

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