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The Swiss Family Robinson
By Elizabeth Janeway ( (other contributor)), J. Hillis Miller (introduced by) and Johann David Wyss
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Signet Classic
Publication date November 4, 2004
Pages 333
Binding Paperback
Edition Reissue
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780451529619
ISBN-10 0451529618
Dimensions 0.50 by 4.25 by 6.75 in.
Weight 0.45 lbs.
Original list price $4.95
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Summary
A new edition of the classic 1812 tale of survival follows the adventures of a Swiss pastor, his wife, and their four sons who are shipwrecked on a tropical island. Reprint.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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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