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The Life & strange surprising adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner

Author: Daniel Defoe; J Cuthbert Hadden
Publisher: Norwalk, CT : Easton Press, ©1976.
Series: 100 greatest books ever written.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Collector's edView all editions and formats
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Story of a terrible storm that drowns all of Crusoe's shipmates and leaves him marooned on a deserted island. Forced to overcome despair, doubt, and self-pity, he struggles to create a life for himself in the wilderness. From practically nothing, Crusoe painstakingly learns how to make pottery, grow crops, domesticate livestock, and build a house. His many adventures are recounted in vivid detail, including a fierce  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Adventure stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Defoe; J Cuthbert Hadden
OCLC Number: 49284830
Notes: Bound in genuine leather.
Description: xvi, 299 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: 100 greatest books ever written.
Responsibility: by Daniel Defoe ; with an introduction by J. Cuthbert Hadden.

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Story of a terrible storm that drowns all of Crusoe's shipmates and leaves him marooned on a deserted island. Forced to overcome despair, doubt, and self-pity, he struggles to create a life for himself in the wilderness. From practically nothing, Crusoe painstakingly learns how to make pottery, grow crops, domesticate livestock, and build a house. His many adventures are recounted in vivid detail, including a fierce battle with cannibals and his rescue of Friday, the man who becomes his trusted companion.

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