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The mysterious island

Author: Jules Verne
Publisher: New York : Random House ; London : Kuperard, 2002.
Series: Modern Library classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the civil war, five Union soldiers and a dog quietly escape from the clutches of the Confederate Army at Richmond, Virginia by hot air balloon. Their intention was to drift safely over to the Union lines and rejoin their own troops. Instead, while aloft, they are caught in a high wind and whisked thousands of miles out to sea.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Novels
Fiction
Adventure fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Verne, Jules, 1828-1905.
Mysterious island.
New York : Random House ; London : Kuperard, 2002
(OCoLC)891705907
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jules Verne
ISBN: 0812966422 9780812966428 0679642366 9780679642367
OCLC Number: 59362788
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Description: 560 pages ; 20 cm
Series Title: Modern Library classics.
Other Titles: Ile mystêrieuse.
Responsibility: Jules Verne ; translated by Jordan Stump ; introduction by Caleb Carr.

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During the civil war, five Union soldiers and a dog quietly escape from the clutches of the Confederate Army at Richmond, Virginia by hot air balloon. Their intention was to drift safely over to the Union lines and rejoin their own troops. Instead, while aloft, they are caught in a high wind and whisked thousands of miles out to sea.

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