The Swiss Family Robinson
by Jean Rudolph Wyss
Publisher: Rand McNally & Company 1916
Swept off course by a raging storm, a Swiss pastor, his wife, and four young sons are shipwrecked on an uncharted tropical island. Thus begins the classic story of survival and adventure that has fired the imaginations of readers since it first appeared in 1812.
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