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The Swiss Family Robinson : Signet Classics - Johann Wyss

The Swiss Family Robinson

Signet Classics

Paperback Published: 4th November 2004
ISBN: 9780451529619
Number Of Pages: 352
For Ages: 18+ years old

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Swept off course by a raging storm, a Swiss pastor, his wife, and 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.

Shipwrecked and Alonep. 1
A Desolate Islandp. 9
We Explore Our Islandp. 19
The Homeward Journeyp. 28
We Revisit the Wreckp. 35
Mother Makes a Suggestionp. 45
We Build a Bridgep. 52
The Journey to the Wonderful Treesp. 58
The Tree-Housep. 64
A Visit to Tentholmp. 71
The Strange Animalp. 78
Towed by a Turtlep. 85
An Important Experimentp. 92
The Pinnace and the Petardp. 99
The Calabash Woodp. 105
Last Visit to the Wreckp. 115
The Buffalo Huntp. 122
The Hollow Treep. 131
The Rainy Seasonp. 139
The Salt Cavernp. 145
"Woodlands"p. 155
Thanksgiving Dayp. 161
The Island Sports Carnivalp. 165
A Midnight Raidp. 173
The Stranded Whalep. 184
Jack Discovers a Skeletonp. 193
Death of a Monsterp. 198
An Inland Journeyp. 208
The Desertp. 214
Ostriches and Bearsp. 221
The Captive Ostrichp. 230
Home Againp. 238
A Visit to Whale Islandp. 244
Our First Harvestp. 251
The Trial of the "Sea Horse"p. 257
News by Pigeon Postp. 263
To the Rescuep. 268
After Ten Yearsp. 274
The Mysterious Messagep. 281
Fritz Says Good-byep. 288
The Strangerp. 293
Jennyp. 302
The Mysterious Gunsp. 311
Three Cheers for New Switzerland!p. 320
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ISBN: 9780451529619
ISBN-10: 0451529618
Series: Signet Classics
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 4th November 2004
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.2 x 10.5  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1