Kidnapped: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751
The adventures of sixteen-year-old David Balfour, an orphan, who after being kidnapped by his villainous uncle manages to escape and becomes involved in the struggle of the Scottish highlanders against English rule.
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