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Kidnapped : the adventures of David Balfour

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson; Frank Godwin
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, ©1986.
Series: World's best reading.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : Reader's digest edView all editions and formats
Summary:
A sixteen-year-old orphan is kidnapped by his villainous uncle, but later escapes and becomes involved in the struggle of the Scottish highlanders against English rule.
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Genre/Form: Adventure stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Adventure fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Louis Stevenson; Frank Godwin
ISBN: 0895772329 9780895772329
OCLC Number: 14337000
Notes: "Contains the complete text of ... first published in 1886"--Title page verso.
Description: 222 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: I set off upon my journey to the House of Shaws --
I come to my journey's end --
I make acquaintance of my uncle --
I run a great danger in the House of Shaws --
I go to find the Queen's Ferry --
What befell at the Queen's Ferry --
I go to sea in the brig Covenant of Dysart --
The round-house --
The man with the belt of gold --
The siege of the round-house --
The captain knuckles under --
I hear of the "Red Fox" --
The loss of the brig --
The Islet --
The lad with the silver button: through the Isle of Mull --
The lad with the silver button: across Morven --
The death of the Red Fox --
I talk with Alan of the Wood of Lettermore --
The house of fear --
The flight in the heather: the rocks --
The flight in the heather: the Heugh of Corrynakiegh --
The flight in the heather: the Moor --
Cluny's cage --
The flight in the heather: the quarrel --
In Balquhidder --
End of the flight: we pass the forth --
I come to Mr. Rankeillor --
I go in quest of my inheritance --
I come into my kingdom --
Good-bye.
Series Title: World's best reading.
Responsibility: Robert Louis Stevenson ; illustrations by Frank Godwin ; afterword by Henry James.

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A sixteen-year-old orphan is kidnapped by his villainous uncle, but later escapes and becomes involved in the struggle of the Scottish highlanders against English rule.

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