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9 edition of The Swiss Family Robinson (Penguin Classics) found in the catalog.

The Swiss Family Robinson (Penguin Classics)

by Johann David Wyss

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Published by Penguin Classics .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classic fiction,
  • German Novel And Short Story,
  • Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • German,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Classics,
  • Fiction / Classics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn Seelye (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9476451M
    ISBN 100143104993
    ISBN 109780143104995
    OCLC/WorldCa76416676

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One of the world’s best-loved stories of shipwreck and survival, The Swiss Family Robinson portrays a family’s struggle to create a new life for themselves on a strange and fantastic tropical island. Blown off course by a raging storm, the family, a Swiss pastor, his wife, their four young sons, plus two dogs and a shipload of livestock, must rely on one another in order to adapt to.

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The original manuscript of the novel had been written by Wyss’s father, Johann David, a clergyman, for and with the aid of his four sons. After the. A shipwreck; a deserted island; a single family, wondering if they can survive.

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