The Life, Adventures, and Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Life, Adventures, and Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Daniel Defoe
     
 

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This novel follows the exploits of Bob Singleton, abducted as a child and raised by Gypsies. Making his way to the sea at age 12, Singleton sets sail for far-away lands, gaining and losing a fortune before turning to piracy, and ultimately finds redemption through the tutelage of a Quaker.

Overview


This novel follows the exploits of Bob Singleton, abducted as a child and raised by Gypsies. Making his way to the sea at age 12, Singleton sets sail for far-away lands, gaining and losing a fortune before turning to piracy, and ultimately finds redemption through the tutelage of a Quaker.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411439009
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
324
File size:
394 KB

Meet the Author


Daniel Defoe (1659-1661 – 1731) was a prolific English writer and pioneer of economic journalism. He is best known for Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders—many believe that Defoe helped popularize the novelistic form and elevate it to the prominence it has ultimately achieved.

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