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Captains courageous

Author: Rudyard Kipling; Marilyn Sides; Jane Yolen
Publisher: New York : Signet Classics, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Harvey Cheyne, the pampered fifteen-year-old son of an American millionaire, is sailing to Europe when he falls overboard. Saved from drowning by a New England fishing schooner, he finds his rough new companions unimpressed by his wealth and shocked by his ignorance. He will have to prove his worth in the only way the captain and crew will accept: through the slow and arduous mastery of skills upon which their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Sea stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudyard Kipling; Marilyn Sides; Jane Yolen
ISBN: 9780451465658 0451465652
OCLC Number: 868229549
Description: xvi, 201 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Rudyard Kipling ; with an introduction by Marilyn Sides ; and a new afterword by Jane Yolen.

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"Harvey Cheyne, the pampered fifteen-year-old son of an American millionaire, is sailing to Europe when he falls overboard. Saved from drowning by a New England fishing schooner, he finds his rough new companions unimpressed by his wealth and shocked by his ignorance. He will have to prove his worth in the only way the captain and crew will accept: through the slow and arduous mastery of skills upon which their common survival depends."--Back cover.

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