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Captains courageous

Author: Rudyard Kipling
Publisher: Toronto, N.Y. : Bantam Books, ©1982.
Series: Bantam classic.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The adventures of Harvey Chaney Jr., an arrogant and spoiled son of a railroad tycoon. Washed overboard from a transatlantic steamship and rescued by fishermen on the Grand Banks, Harvey cannot persuade them to take him ashore, nor convince them of his wealth. However, the captain of a passing schooner offers him a job as crew until they return to port. With no other choice, Harvey accepts, and there begins a series  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Adventure fiction
Sea stories
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rudyard Kipling
ISBN: 0553210777 9780553210774 0553211900 9780553211900
OCLC Number: 8567301
Notes: Bantam classic edition.
Description: 147 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Bantam classic.
Responsibility: by Rudyard Kipling.

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The adventures of Harvey Chaney Jr., an arrogant and spoiled son of a railroad tycoon. Washed overboard from a transatlantic steamship and rescued by fishermen on the Grand Banks, Harvey cannot persuade them to take him ashore, nor convince them of his wealth. However, the captain of a passing schooner offers him a job as crew until they return to port. With no other choice, Harvey accepts, and there begins a series of trials and adventures where the boy learns to adjust to his rough new life, and takes the first steps towards becoming a man.

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