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Author Russell, William Clark, 1844-1911, author

Title The frozen pirate / William Clark Russell
Published [Auckland, New Zealand] : The Floating Press, 1877
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Description 1 online resource (340 pages)
Contents Title; Contents; Chapter I -- The Storm; Chapter II -- The Iceberg; Chapter III -- I Lose My Companions; Chapter IV -- I Quit the Wreck; Chapter V -- I Sight a White Coast; Chapter VI -- An Island of Ice; Chapter VII -- I Am Startled by a Discovery; Chapter VIII -- The Frozen Schooner; Chapter IX -- I Lose My Boat; Chapter X -- Another Startling Discovery; Chapter XI -- I Make Further Discoveries; Chapter XII -- A Lonely Night; Chapter XIII -- I Explore the Hold and Forecastle; Chapter XIV -- An Extraordinary Occurrence; Chapter XV -- The Pirate''s Story; Chapter XVI -- I Hear of a Great Treasure
Chapter XVII -- The TreasureChapter XVIII -- We Talk over Our Situation; Chapter XIX -- We Take a View of the Ice; Chapter XX -- A Merry Evening; Chapter XXI -- We Explode the Mines; Chapter XXII -- A Change Comes over the Frenchman; Chapter XXIII -- The Ice Breaks Away; Chapter XXIV -- The Frenchman Dies; Chapter XXV -- The Schooner Frees Herself; Chapter XXVI -- I Am Troubled by Thoughts of the Treasure; Chapter XXVII -- I Encounter a Whaler; Chapter XXVIII -- I Strike a Bargain with the Yankee; Chapter XXIX -- I Value the Lading; Chapter XXX -- Our Progress to the Channel; Chapter XXXI -- The End
Summary Sailor Paul Rodney thinks he''s cheated death when he barely escapes with his life from a disastrous storm that lays waste to his ship and its entire crew. The sole survivor of the crash, Rodney drifts helplessly on a huge iceberg. When he first spots another vessel in the distance, he''s sure that his worries are over. But in truth, the true terror has just begun
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed August 20, 2014)
Subject Pirates -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Sea stories.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1776580796 (electronic bk)
177658080X (electronic bk)
9781776580798 (electronic bk)
9781776580804 (electronic bk)