Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751

Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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.

Publisher: London : Puffin, 2009
ISBN: 9780141326023
Branch Call Number: J FIC S
Characteristics: xii, 323 p. ; 20 cm.


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May 04, 2011
  • SB2000 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Still great!

May 13, 2010
  • BradLibraryDivMgr rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Read it to my kids. Wow, there's a lot of insider Scottish history in there, but you do feel you've lived a bit and traveled a bit in another time, and had your share or hairsbreadth escapes with the heroes.


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Aug 09, 2012

i hasve seen wicked men and fools, a great many of both: and i believe they both paid in the end but th fools first


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