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Mysterious Island, the (1986) [Omnibus Volume]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Swept off course by a raging storm, five Union prisoners escaping in a balloon from the siege of Richmond are set down on the shores of an uncharted island. Thus begins a classic fable of men face to face with nature in its most primitive state. With no tools but their own ingenuity and daring, the engineer, his faithful servant, a journalist, a sailor, and a lad of thirteen must undertake the extraordinary task of reconstructing the civilization that they have left behind.

The Mysterious Island is based on the true story of Alexander Selkirk, a man stranded alone for five years on an island off the coast of Chile.

Original title: The Mysterious Island
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionAdventureSurvivalThe Lone Survivor

The following works are contained within this one:
     Dropped from the Clouds (1874) [Novel]
      Author: Jules Verne
     Abandoned, the (1875) [Novel]
      Author: Jules Verne
     Secret of the Island (1875) [Novel]
      Author: Jules Verne

Edition #1: Mysterious Island, the

Mysterious Island, the (1986)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Introduction by: Isaac Asimov
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Manifested in:

Mysterious Island, the (December 2, 1986)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Signet Classics
ISBN: 9780451524911
Dimensions: 4.2 x 7 x 1.1 in
Pages: 512

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