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Author Porterfield, Jason.
Title Treasure Island and the pirates of the 18th century / by Jason Porterfield.
Pub Info New York : Rosen Central Primary Source, c2004.
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book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 West Dennis - Juvenile  J 823 POR     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 64 p. : ill. (some col), map ; 25 cm.
Series Looking at literature through primary sources
Looking at literature through primary sources.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.4 1 1 83919
Summary Traces the process and influences behind the writing of Robert Louis Stevenson's novel, Treasure Island, which was published in 1883 when the horrors of piracy were fresh in the public mind.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 60-61) and index.
Contents The hunt for treasure -- Aboard the ship -- The pirates reveal themselves -- The sailing life -- The end of piracy's golden age.
Subject Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894. Treasure Island -- Sources.
Sea stories, Scottish -- History and criticism.
Pirates -- History -- 18th century.
Treasure Island (Imaginary place)
Seafaring life in literature.
Pirates in literature.
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894. Treasure Island -- Sources.
Sea stories -- History and criticism.
Pirates.
Treasure Island (Imaginary place)
Seafaring life in literature.
ISBN 0823945073 (library binding)
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