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A nice edition with 22 original illustrations.
Captains Courageous, published in 1897, follows the adventures of fifteen-year-old Harvey Cheyne Jr., the spoiled son of a railroad tycoon. After being washed overboard from a transatlantic steamship, he is saved from drowning by a Portuguese fisherman in the north Atlantic. The novel originally appeared as a serialization in McClure's. It is Kipling's only novel set entirely in America. Through a series of trials and adventures, Harvey, with the help of the captain's son Dan Troop, becomes acclimated to the fishing lifestyle, and even skillful.
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About the Author
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was one of the most popular writers in the United Kingdom in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His fiction works include The Jungle Book — a classic of children’s literature — and the rousing adventure novel Kim, as well as books of poems, short stories, and essays. In 1907, at the age of 42, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.