Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Jules Verne
     
 

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South American rancher Joam Garral is wanted in Brazil for a crime he did not commit. The sinister Torres can prove him innocent—but Torres’s price is to marry Joam’s beautiful daughter, already promised to another. Verne’s exotic 1881 adventure takes Joam’s family by raft through danger, treachery, and vivid flora and fauna.


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Overview

South American rancher Joam Garral is wanted in Brazil for a crime he did not commit. The sinister Torres can prove him innocent—but Torres’s price is to marry Joam’s beautiful daughter, already promised to another. Verne’s exotic 1881 adventure takes Joam’s family by raft through danger, treachery, and vivid flora and fauna.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411459786
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
07/26/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
434
Sales rank:
1,038,682
File size:
607 KB

Meet the Author

Jules Verne (1828-1905) is considered one of the founding fathers of science fiction. He wrote books about aircraft and underwater submarines before the usable inventions were on the market. His most popular works include A Journey to the Center of the Earth, Around the World in Eighty Days and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.


Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
February 8, 1828
Date of Death:
March 24, 1905
Place of Birth:
Nantes, France
Place of Death:
Amiens, France
Education:
Nantes lycée and law studies in Paris

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