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The Stone Chest

Gelesen von Laurie Banza

(4,5 Sterne; 24 Bewertungen)

When the ship, Bluebell, went down, Captain Cromwell and Ruel Gross escaped on a raft, and after several days of suffering, finally reached Cedar Island.
They found a stone chest, and Captain Cromwell was captured by savages. Gross managed to escape gravely injured, but before expiring, told Mrs. Cromwell and son, Bob, that their husband and father was still alive when he escaped. Bob resolved immediately he must try to rescue his father if that was so, because everyone believes he is dead. But the long journey won't be easy. He and his mom manage to get passage on the Dart, but there will be terrible weather and potentially fatal icebergs to fight, a madman, savages, and a host of other events that will put everyone's lives in danger. And is Captain Cromwell still alive; will he be rescued? Will a Stone Chest be found, and if so, what is in that Stone Chest? Mystery and Adventure awaits! (Summary by Laurie Banza) - Summary by Laurie Banza (1 hr 32 min)


A Mystery Of The Storm


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Off For Zaruth


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Among The Icebergs


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The Escape From The Icebergs


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The Arctic Island


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The Madman


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A Fearful Fall


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A Remarkable Story


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The Volcano Of Ice


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The Escape Of The "Dart"


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Among A Strange Foe


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Bob's Discovery


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The Big Polar Bear


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The Finding Of The Stone Chest


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Bob Rescues His Father—Conclusion


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High Adventure!

(4 Sterne)

Laurie Banza has a great time reading this story of adventure on the high seas of Siberia, complete with near death collisions with icebergs, polar bears, savages, and of course a mutinous crew. But the sea captain and his youthful companions are brave and true, and they do get the treasure in the end. Very enjoyable.