- Rudyard Kipling (Censorship (Ready Reference series))
- Rudyard Kipling (Critical Survey of Poetry: British, Irish, & Commonwealth Poets)
- Rudyard Kipling (Cyclopedia of World Authors, Fourth Revised Edition)
- Rudyard Kipling (Dictionary of World Biography: The 19th Century)
- Rudyard Kipling (Critical Survey of Long Fiction, Fourth Edition)
- Rudyard Kipling (Critical Survey of Short Fiction, Second Revised Edition)
At a glance:
- Author: Rudyard Kipling
- First Published: 1897
- Type of Work: Novel
- Type of Plot: Adventure
- Time of Work: The 1890’s
- Setting: The Grand Banks of Newfoundland
- Genres: Long fiction, Bildungsroman, Adventure, Sea story, Novel
- Subjects: Maturation or coming of age, Values, Family or family life, Adolescence, Teenagers, Nineteenth century, Friendship, Canada or Canadians, Ships, Sea or seafaring life, Adventure, Castaways, Fishing or fishermen
- Locales: Canada, North America, Grand Banks, Canada
Harvey Cheyne, the fifteen-year-old son of an American millionaire. Washed overboard from the liner he is taking from America to Europe, he is picked up by theWe’re Here, a schooner out of Gloucester bound for the Grand Banks. Young Harvey is forced to live from May until the following September aboard the fishing schooner. He is arrogant and peevish at first, but by the time the ship returns to Gloucester, he has changed. He is now a self-reliant young man who has proved himself in a rigorous environment.
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