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Swiss Family Robinson

ISBN-10: 0143104993

ISBN-13: 9780143104995

Edition: 2007

Authors: Johann Wyss, John Seelye, John Seelye, John Seelye

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Soon to be a major motion picture from Disney, this beloved classic is published here in its authoritative original English version One of the worlds best-loved stories of shipwreck and survival, The Swiss Family Robinsonportrays a familys struggle to create a new life for themselves on a strange and fantastic tropical island. Blown off course by a raging storm, the familya Swiss pastor, his wife, their four young sons, plus two dogs and a shipload of livestockmust rely on one another in order to adapt to their needs the natural wonders of their exotic new home. Inspired by Daniel Defoes Robinson Crusoe, this classic story of invention and adventure has fired the imaginations of readers since it first appeared in 1812. Freely translated over the years, with major sections excised and new subplots added, the novel is published here in its original English translation, fully restored for a new generation of readers.
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/29/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.726

Mark Twain(18351910) was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens in Missouri. He became celebrated for his uncompromising stands against injustice and imperialism and for his invariably quoted comments on any subject under the sun. John Seelyeis a graduate research professor of American literature at the University of Florida. He serves as consulting editor of Penguin Classics. Guy Cardwellhas written several books on Mark Twain and is emeritus professor of English at Washington University