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Captains Courageous.

Author: Rudyard Kipling; Leonee Ormond
Publisher: Oxford : OUP Oxford, 1995.
Series: Oxford world's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : 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
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Kipling, Rudyard.
Captains Courageous.
Oxford : OUP Oxford, ©1995
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, 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 joins the crew. Through the medium of an exciting  Read more...

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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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