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The strange case of Jonathan Swift and the real Long John Silver

Author: Robert A Prather
Publisher: Morley, Mo. : Acclaim Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Legends
Named Person: Robert Louis Stevenson; Jonathan Swift; Jonathan Swift
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Prather
ISBN: 9780979880216 0979880211
OCLC Number: 191213844
Notes: This book investigates the mystery and legend of Jonathan Swift of Alexandria, Virginia, a merchant with legendary silver mines, and the probable connection between the Swift silver mine legend and Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island.
Description: 344 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The sea cook of Alexandria --
The legend, the dark and bloody sojourn --
Jonathan Swift --
The silver mine twist --
Quincunx --
The second springfilef --
Treasure Island? --
The third narrative --
Multiple Layers of Robert Louis Stevenson --
Pieces of Eight --
The dead man's chest --
A notable singer, preacher, coracle and half-idiot maroon --
Whatever remians.
Responsibility: Robert A. Prather ; introduction by Ron D. Bryant.

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