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Treasure Island
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Dover Pubns
Publication date April 19, 1993
Pages 151
Binding Paperback
Edition Unabridged
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780486275598
ISBN-10 0486275590
Dimensions 0.25 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.25 lbs.
Original list price $4.00
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Summary
While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads them to a pirate's fortune
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
One of the most enduringly popular adventure tales, Treasure Island began in 1881 as a serialized adventure entitled "The Sea-Cook" in the periodical Young Folks. Completed during a stay at Davos, Switzerland, where Stevenson had gone for his health, it was published in 1883 in the form we know today.
Set in the eighteenth century, Treasure Island spins a heady tale of piracy, a mysterious treasure map, and a host of sinister characters charged with diabolical intentions. Seen through the eyes of Jim Hawkins, the cabin boy of the Hispaniola, the action-packed adventure tells of a perilous sea journey across the Spanish Main, a mutiny  led by the infamous Long John Silver, and a lethal scramble for buried treasure on an exotic isle.
Rich in atmosphere and character, Treasure Island continues to mesmerize readers with its perceptive views of the changing nature of human motives.


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