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The Swiss Family Robinson
by Johann David Wyss and J. Hillis Miller and Elizabeth Janeway




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The classic adventure tale of a brave family who must come together to survive in their new deserted island home.

Swept off course by a raging storm, a Swiss pastor, his wife, and their four young sons are shipwrecked on an uncharted tropical island. Thus begins the classic story of survival and adventure that has fired the imaginations of readers since it first appeared in 1812. With optimism and boundless enthusiasm, the Robinson family undertakes the extraordinary task of constructing a home for themselves and exploring the primitive island filled with strange and beautiful creatures and exotic fruits and plants. Rich in action and suspense, The Swiss Family Robinson is an exhilarating novel takes us to a faraway place of danger and beauty, where the courageous Robinson family embarks on a thrilling new life of adventure and discovery.

With an Introduction by J. Hillis miller
and an Afterword by Elizabeth Janeway

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Overview

The classic adventure tale of a brave family who must come together to survive in their new deserted island home.

Swept off course by a raging storm, a Swiss pastor, his wife, and their four young sons are shipwrecked on an uncharted tropical island. Thus begins the classic story of survival and adventure that has fired the imaginations of readers since it first appeared in 1812. With optimism and boundless enthusiasm, the Robinson family undertakes the extraordinary task of constructing a home for themselves and exploring the primitive island filled with strange and beautiful creatures and exotic fruits and plants. Rich in action and suspense, The Swiss Family Robinson is an exhilarating novel takes us to a faraway place of danger and beauty, where the courageous Robinson family embarks on a thrilling new life of adventure and discovery.

With an Introduction by J. Hillis miller
and an Afterword by Elizabeth Janeway

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780451529619
  • ISBN-10: 0451529618
  • Publisher: Signet Book
  • Publish Date: December 2004
  • Page Count: 352
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 6.7 x 4.2 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds

Series: Signet Classics

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