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Kidnapped

Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751
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David Balfour, a young man of seventeen, sets of to introduce himself to his only known living relative his Uncle Ebeneezer. Arriving at the dilapidated House of Shaws, however, he finds that he is not welcome and soon finds himself kidnapped, at his uncle's behest, by Captain Hoseason and sailing for America where is to be sold as a plantation slave.
Authors: Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894
Statement of Responsibility: Robert Louis Stevenson ; introduction by Alexander McCall Smith
Title: Kidnapped
being memoirs of the adventures of David Balfour in the year 1751
Publisher: London : Puffin, 2009
Characteristics: xii, 323 p. ; 20 cm.
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Notes: "First published in 1886" -- T. p. verso
Summary: David Balfour, a young man of seventeen, sets of to introduce himself to his only known living relative his Uncle Ebeneezer. Arriving at the dilapidated House of Shaws, however, he finds that he is not welcome and soon finds himself kidnapped, at his uncle's behest, by Captain Hoseason and sailing for America where is to be sold as a plantation slave.
Subject Headings: Scotland History 18th century Fiction Jacobites Fiction Teenage boys Fiction Disinheritance Fiction Kidnapping victims Fiction
Genre/Form: Adventure fiction
Children's stories
Historical fiction
Topical Term: Jacobites
Teenage boys
Disinheritance
Kidnapping victims
ISBN: 0141326026
9780141326023
Branch Call Number: J FIC S
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May 04, 2011
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