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The cay

Author: Theodore Taylor; Kenny McKendry
Publisher: London ; Puffin, 1994, ©1969.
Series: Puffin modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
When the freighter on which they are travelling is torpedoed by a German submarine during World War II, an adolescent white boy, blinded by a blow on the head, and an old black seaman are stranded on a tiny Caribbean island where the boy acquires a new kind of vision, courage and love from his old companion.

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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Children's fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Taylor; Kenny McKendry
ISBN: 0140366202 9780140366204 014081647X 9780140816471
OCLC Number: 60102424
Notes: Originally published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1969.
Description: 121 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Puffin modern classics.
Responsibility: Theodore Taylor ; illustrated by Kenny McKendry.


A survival story of a young boy and an old man adrift on the ocean, then marooned on a tiny, deserted island. It is also a study of the relationship between Phillip, white, American, and influenced  Read more...


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