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Robinson Crusoe
(Book)

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Published:
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, c1993.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
409 pages : ill. ; 22 cm.
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Description
This classic story of a shipwrecked mariner on a deserted island is perhaps the greatest adventure in all of English literature. Fleeing from pirates, Robinson Crusoe is swept ashore in a storm possessing only a knife, a box of tobacco, a pipe-and the will to survive. His is the saga of a man alone: a man who overcomes self-pity and despair to reconstruct his life; who painstakingly teaches himself how to fashion a pot, bake bread, build a canoe; and who, after twenty-four agonizing years of solitude, discovers a human footprint in the sand... Consistently popular since its first publication in 1719, Daniel Defoe's story of human endurance in an exotic, faraway land exerts a timeless appeal. The first important English novel, Robinson Crusoe has taken its rightful place among the great myths of Western civilization. From the Paperback edition.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0679428194
Reading Level:
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Level 5.8, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
1270

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As the sole survivor of a shipwreck, an Englishman lives for nearly thirty years on a deserted island.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Defoe, D., & Linton, W. J. 1. (1993). Robinson Crusoe. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731 and W. J. 1812-1897. Linton. 1993. Robinson Crusoe. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731 and W. J. 1812-1897. Linton, Robinson Crusoe. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Defoe, Daniel, and W. J. 1812-1897 Linton. Robinson Crusoe. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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