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Treasure Island By Robert Louis Stevenson
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Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of "buccaneers and buried gold". First published as a book on May 23, 1883, it was... More > originally serialized in the children's magazine Young Folks between 1881–82 under the title Treasure Island or, the mutiny of the Hispaniola with Stevenson adopting the pseudonym Captain George North. Traditionally considered a coming-of-age story, Treasure Island is an adventure tale known for its atmosphere, characters and action, and also as a wry commentary on the ambiguity of morality — as seen in Long John Silver — unusual for children's literature then and now. It is one of the most frequently dramatized of all novels. The influence of Treasure Island on popular perceptions of pirates is enormous, including treasure maps marked with an "X", schooners, the Black Spot, tropical islands, and one-legged seamen carrying parrots on their shoulders.< Less
Angel's Island By Johnn Schroeder
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A man lost in more ways then one, and the battle to find himself may get him killed! He's the victim of a plane crash, which is bad enough, but he's lost his memory, and he has to survive as a... More > castaway with amnesia, so it gets tougher. To give him a name, he opens the Bible and points a finger. After three long years alone, the man now called 'Angel' suddenly find visitors on his island, modern day blood thirsty South Seas Pirates, torturing innocent victims. 'Angel' becomes the nightmare, the bane of the pirates. Along the way he saves others from the death planned for them, and sets in motion a course of action that will embroil countries to the point of war, and either win him back his life, or cost him everything.< Less
Angel's Island By Johnn Schroeder
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A man lost in more ways then one, and the battle to find himself may get him killed! He's the victim of a plane crash, which is bad enough, but he's lost his memory, and he has to survive as a... More > castaway with amnesia, so it gets tougher. To give him a name, he opens the Bible and points a finger. After three long years alone, the man now called 'Angel' suddenly find visitors on his island, modern day blood thirsty South Seas Pirates, torturing innocent victims. 'Angel' becomes the nightmare, the bane of the pirates. Along the way he saves others from the death planned for them, and sets in motion a course of action that will embroil countries to the point of war, and either win him back his life, or cost him everything.< Less
Treasure Island By Robert Louis Stevenson
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Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of "pirates and buried gold". First published as a book in 1883, it was originally... More > serialized in the children's magazine Young Folks between 1881-82 under the title The Sea Cook, or Treasure Island. Traditionally considered a coming-of-age story, it is an adventure tale known for its atmosphere, character and action, and also a wry commentary on the ambiguity of morality—as seen in Long John Silver—unusual for children's literature then and now. It is one of the most frequently dramatised of all novels. The influence of Treasure Island on popular perception of pirates is vast, including treasure maps with an "X", schooners, the Black Spot, tropical islands, and one-legged seamen with parrots on their shoulders.< Less
Treasure Island By Robert Louis Stevenson
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Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of "pirates and buried gold". First published as a book in 1883, it was originally... More > serialized in the children's magazine Young Folks between 1881-82 under the title The Sea Cook, or Treasure Island. Traditionally considered a coming-of-age story, it is an adventure tale known for its atmosphere, character and action, and also a wry commentary on the ambiguity of morality—as seen in Long John Silver—unusual for children's literature then and now. It is one of the most frequently dramatised of all novels. The influence of Treasure Island on popular perception of pirates is vast, including treasure maps with an "X", schooners, the Black Spot, tropical islands, and one-legged seamen with parrots on their shoulders.< Less
Hemingway's Island By Eleanor Johnston & Wayne Fraser
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It was Cuba in the early 1960’s as the USA and USSR brought the world to the brink of nuclear war. Renowned author Ernest Hemingway was under surveillance by the Federal Bureau of... More > Investigation. There he was, America’s most famous writer, living in the heart of the revolution in Communist Cuba. There he was, author of For Whom the Bells Tolls, the novel Fidel Castro claimed to have used as a model for his guerilla insurgency. Hemingway’s Island is a rich adventure that exposes readers to two distinct narrators of Hemingway’s last, wild days in Cuba: Mary, Hemingway’s fourth wife, describing his last week in their Cuban home, the Finca Vigía, and Alf O’Malley, a Canadian graduate student in 2010 Havana with his pregnant girlfriend. Alf is a hyperactive, awkward hero who falls into dangerous misadventures as he searches for Mary’s long-lost manuscript, written for Life Magazine but never published.< Less
Hemingway's Island By Eleanor Johnston & Wayne Fraser
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It was Cuba in the early 1960’s as the USA and USSR brought the world to the brink of nuclear war. Renowned author Ernest Hemingway was under surveillance by the Federal Bureau of... More > Investigation. There he was, America’s most famous writer, living in the heart of the revolution in Communist Cuba. There he was, author of For Whom the Bells Tolls, the novel Fidel Castro claimed to have used as a model for his guerilla insurgency. Hemingway’s Island is a rich adventure that exposes readers to two distinct narrators of Hemingway’s last, wild days in Cuba: Mary, Hemingway’s fourth wife, describing his last week in their Cuban home, the Finca Vigía, and Alf O’Malley, a Canadian graduate student in 2010 Havana with his pregnant girlfriend. Alf is a hyperactive, awkward hero who falls into dangerous misadventures as he searches for Mary’s long-lost manuscript, written for Life Magazine but never published.< Less
Hemingway's Island By Eleanor Johnston & Wayne Fraser
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It was Cuba in the early 1960’s as the USA and USSR brought the world to the brink of nuclear war. Renowned author Ernest Hemingway was under surveillance by the Federal Bureau of... More > Investigation. There he was, America’s most famous writer, living in the heart of the revolution in Communist Cuba. There he was, author of For Whom the Bells Tolls, the novel Fidel Castro claimed to have used as a model for his guerilla insurgency. Hemingway’s Island is a rich adventure that exposes readers to two distinct narrators of Hemingway’s last, wild days in Cuba: Mary, Hemingway’s fourth wife, describing his last week in their Cuban home, the Finca Vigía, and Alf O’Malley, a Canadian graduate student in 2010 Havana with his pregnant girlfriend. Alf is a hyperactive, awkward hero who falls into dangerous misadventures as he searches for Mary’s long-lost manuscript, written for Life Magazine but never published.< Less
Walker's Island By K. J. Radebaugh
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Get a road map of Florida. Put your finger on the spot where Osceola, Okeechobee, and Polk counties meet, and push those three counties back a little bit. Next, think back to that long moment in the... More > Florida cattle industry between 1865 and 1898. Good. Now you’ve got a fair idea of when this story takes place, and where Harris County would be if it existed anywhere else but in this book. Walker’s Island is directly under your finger. Move your finger, and you might see a cypress tree growing off by itself. Buried at the foot of that tree is a man who knows something about betrayal. He tries to tell Raymond Pennell what he knows, but Raymond can’t hear him. It will be another thirty years before Raymond understands that his choices are what haunt a man, and that the deadliest betrayals are those of his own heart.< Less
The Philippine Islands By Ramon Reyes Lala
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(From the Book's Introduction) The author, Mr. Ramon Reyes Lala, is a Filipino and was born in Manila. His collegiate education was completed in England and Switzerland. A long sojourn in Europe has... More > instructed him in European thought, tendencies, and methods. He has lived in the United States for many years, and has become, by naturalization, a citizen of this country. He collected the historical material for this work largely from the Spanish archives in Manila before the last rising of the people of Luzon in rebellion against Spain. His mastery of the English language is that of the thorough scholar. His qualifications for his work are those of the student, trained by many studies. He possesses by nativity the gift, incommunicable to any alien, of giving a true color and duly proportioned form to his delineations of his own people. These endowments have enabled him to produce a work of striking and permanent value.< Less

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