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The Settlers in Canada (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

The Settlers in Canada (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Frederick Marryat
 

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Informed by Marryat’s military service in Canada, this 1844 children’s novel is set in the North American wilderness of the 1770s. The Campbell family, stripped of its estate, flees to settle in a new country. They battle forest fires, deadly weather, and hostile Indians in a desperate struggle to survive on their farm.

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Informed by Marryat’s military service in Canada, this 1844 children’s novel is set in the North American wilderness of the 1770s. The Campbell family, stripped of its estate, flees to settle in a new country. They battle forest fires, deadly weather, and hostile Indians in a desperate struggle to survive on their farm.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411449893
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/19/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
346
File size:
444 KB

Meet the Author


Captain Frederick Marryat (1792-1848) was an English Royal Navy officer for 25 years, and wrote stirring adventures of the high sea. A member of Charles Dickens’s literary circle, his pioneering maritime stories, which remain popular today, influenced Joseph Conrad, Ernest Hemingway, C. S. Forester, and Patrick O’Brian.

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