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Robinson Crusoe

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Author(s):Daniel Defoe
Illustrator(s):Lynd Ward
Publisher(s): Grosset & Dunlap
Year Published: 1946
Type: Hardcover
Genre: Adventure
American
British
Fiction - novel
Robinsonnade
Sea Stories
Age Range: Ages 9-12: Longer Chapter Books
Pages: 373
This is an All-Time Great Children's Book (ATGCB)
OCLC: 4440199

Description

First published is 1719, this account of ‘eight and twenty years, all alone on an uninhabited island on the coast of America’ was based on the experiences of Alexander Selkirk, who was marooned on an island in the Pacific Ocean. Most recent editions have been abridged and some have had the religious themes suppressed. It gave birth the the genre of Robinsonade.

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Other Editions

1920
(Cosmopolitan Book Corporation)
1921
(Harper & Brothers)
1960
(Golden Press)
1968
(The Nonesuch Press)
2011
(CRW Publications)

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