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Robinson Crusoe

Author: Daniel Defoe; Simon Vance; Tantor Media.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Widely regarded as the first English novel, Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe is one of the most popular and influential adventure stories of all time. This classic tale of shipwreck and survival on an uninhabited island was an instant success when first published in 1719, and it has inspired countless imitations. In his own words, Robinson Crusoe tells of the terrible storm that drowned all his shipmates and left him  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
Audiobooks
Fiction
Adventure fiction
Sea stories
Robinsonades
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)232307599
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Defoe; Simon Vance; Tantor Media.
ISBN: 1400106923 9781400106929 9781400126927 1400126924
OCLC Number: 298887490
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 10:10:29.
Performer(s): Read by Simon Vance.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 146249 KB; MP3 file size: 286631 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Daniel Defoe.

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Widely regarded as the first English novel, Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe is one of the most popular and influential adventure stories of all time. This classic tale of shipwreck and survival on an uninhabited island was an instant success when first published in 1719, and it has inspired countless imitations. In his own words, Robinson Crusoe tells of the terrible storm that drowned all his shipmates and left 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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