, Jun 1, 2004
- 332 pages
1924. Kipling, English short-story writer, novelist and poet, who celebrated the heroism of British colonial soldiers in India and Burma, he was the first Englishman to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907. Harvey Cheyne is the overindulged son of a millionaire. When he falls overboard from an ocean liner he is rescued by a Portuguese fisherman and, initially against his will, joins the crew of the We're Here for a summer. An exciting adventure story, Captains Courageous follows the trials of a boy who is thrown into an entirely alien environment. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.