Swallows and Amazons

Arthur Ransome (Author)
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Description

Friendship, resourcefulness, and sailing, too Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons series has stood the test of time. More than just great stories, each one celebrates independence and initiative with a colorful, large cast of characters.
Swallows and Amazons, the book that started it all in 1930, introduces the Walker family, the camp on Wild Cat Island, the catboat "Swallow," and the two intrepid Amazons, plucky Nancy and Peggy Blackett.
Like the entire series that follows, this book is for children or grownups, anyone captivated by a world of adventure and imagination, exploring and setting sail.

Product Details

Price
$15.95  $14.67
Publisher
David R. Godine Publisher
Publish Date
July 16, 2010
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.5 X 1.1 X 7.9 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780879235734

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About the Author

Arthur Ransome, world famous for the hit series Swallows & Amazons, had, as a young man in 1913, gone to Russia as a foreign correspondent and journalist. He fell in love with Evgenia, Trotsky's secretary, whom he later married. Together they owned two small yachts before commissioning the building of Racundra in 1922 at Rigia in Latvia. Its third cruise was their honeymoon.