Classic Adventure Stories; Twenty-one tales of people pushed to the limit.

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  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2004-01-01
  • Publisher: Lyons Press
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Thrill and excitement permeate every page of this compilation as tales of daring, courage, and fate unfold. Every tale in this book is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.

Author Biography

STEPHEN VINCENT BRENNAN has worked as a circus clown, book editor, teacher, cabaret artist, actor, sheepherder, and playwright. He is now an actor and director with the Theater Wing of the Kaufman Center in New York City, where he lives with his wife, his daughter, and his son.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. xi
Jonahp. 1
Book XII of The Odysseyp. 9
Shipwreckp. 27
Ice Againp. 35
The First Loweringp. 53
The Pirate Crew Set Sailp. 71
In Which a Conversation Takes Place Which Seems Likely to Cost Phileas Fogg Dearp. 83
Among the Crocodilesp. 93
Wild-Fowling Adventuresp. 107
How the Brigadier Slew the Foxp. 123
Hunting Musk-Oxen Near the Polep. 145
Youthp. 155
The Strange Days That Came to Jimmie Fridayp. 207
Lion-Huntingp. 225
The Forcing of the Trapp. 245
The Venturersp. 273
In a Cuban Cavep. 293
Dutch Couragep. 299
A War Correspondent's Kitp. 315
The Road Homep. 337
Leiningen Versus the Antsp. 343
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