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Mysterious Island.

Escapees from a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp are carried by the winds in their balloon to a mysterious island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean where they must struggle for survival.

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  • "Escapees from a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp are carried by the winds in their balloon to a mysterious island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean where they must struggle for survival."@en
  • "Five men and a dog are carried out to sea in a balloon and drop from the clouds on the mysterious island. Captain Nemo is the mysterious benefactor who helps the stranded men survive."@en
  • "The comic strip version of the adventures of five men and a dog whose balloon carries them out to sea and drops them on an island."@en
  • "Cyrus, Pencroft, Herbert, Neb and Gideon, and a dog named Top make a daring escape from a Civil War prison in a balloon, but the balloon is blown way off course to an uncharted volcanic island. They conquer the island's challenges and make the very best out of their isolation. Soon though, they find that the island has surprises in store for them."
  • ""Five Union prisoners escaping in a balloon from the siege of Richmond set down on the shores of an uncharted island.""
  • "Escapees from a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp are carried by the winds in their balloon to a mysterious island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, where they must struggle for survival."@en
  • "After escaping Ricmond Virginia at the end of the Civil War by balloon five men and a dog are carried away to a to a mysterious island where they are helped by an unseen benefector and strive to uncover the island's secrets."
  • "Based on the true story of Alexander Selkirk, who survived alone for almost five years on an uninhabited island off the coast of Chile, The Mysterious Island is considered by many to be Jules Verne's masterpiece. This is the enthralling tale of five men and a dog who land in a balloon on a faraway, fantastic island of bewildering goings-on and their struggle to survive as they uncover the island's secret."@en
  • "A retelling of Mysterious Island in comic book format."@en
  • ""There are three men, a boy and a dog in a balloon over the Pacific, but only two men and the boy arrive on a strange island. Mysterious things happen to them there. Are there other people on the island? Where is the other man and his dog? Will they see their homes again?"--P. [4] of cover."
  • "Five castaways wash up on a remote Pacific island where no human life exists. But is the island really deserted? Does some strange supernatural power guide the destiny of all who dare to venture on its shores? This volume includes abridged versions of the first three parts: Dropped from the Clouds, The Abandoned, and The Secret of the Island."@en
  • "Now repackaged--the classic fable of men facing the forces of nature. Armed with only courage and ingenuity, five Union prisoners escape the siege of Richmond, Virginia, in a hot-air balloon. Swept off course by a raging storm, they land on the shores of an uncharted island"
  • "Five Union prisoners escaping in a balloon from the siege of Richmond set down on the shores of an uncharted island."
  • "Graphic novel version of the classic story of survival."@en
  • "Based on the true story of Alexander Selkirk, who survived alone for almost five years on an uninhabited island off the coast of Chile, The Mysterious Island is considered by many to be Jules Verne's masterpiece. "Wide-eyed mid-nineteenth-century humanistic optimism in a breezy, blissfully readable translation by Stump" (Kirkus Reviews), here is the enthralling tale of five men and a dog who land in a balloon on a faraway, fantastic island of bewildering goings-on and their struggle to survive as they uncover the island's secret. From the Trade Paperback edition."@en
  • "Five men and a dog crash land on an unknown island in the 1860s."
  • "Five Union prisoners escape in a balloon from the siege of Richmond and set down on the shores of an uncharted island."@en
  • "Classic balloon adventure in 1865."
  • "After using a helium-filled balloon to escape from the Confederate Army, five men find themselves being swept across the ocean by hurricane winds."
  • "First new unabridged translation since 1876 of one of Verne's best-known novels."@en
  • ""Prisoners held by the Confederates make a daring escape in a hot air balloon. The balloon is swept up by a huge storm and carried over the Pacific Ocean. After several days the frayed and nearly deflated balloon crashes on an uncharted and uninhabited island. Stranded, the castaways struggle for survival as they unravel the mystery of the island"--P. [4] of the cover."@en
  • "Armed with only courage and ingenuity, five Union prisoners escape the siege of Richmond, Virginia, in a hot-air balloon. Swept off course by a raging storm, they land on the shores of an uncharted island."
  • "The Mysterious Island was published in 1874, and it is one of Verne's longest novels. The plot depicts a group of men who have become castaways stranded on an island in the Pacific during the American Civil War. The novel describes their attempts not only to survive but also, with the aid of the scientific and technological know-how, to rebuild their world from the meager resources of the island. At the end, however, it is realized that Captain Nemo, from Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, has secretly been helping the settlers."
  • "The unabridged version of the adventures of five men and a dog whose balloon carries them out to sea and drops them on an island."@en
  • "The classic fable of men facing the forces of nature. Armed with only courage and ingenuity, five Union prisoners escape the siege of Richmond, Virginia, in a hot-air balloon. Swept off course by a raging storm, they land on the shores of an uncharted island"
  • "The Mysterious Island was published in 1874, and it is one of Verne's longest novels. The plot depicts a group of men who have become castaways stranded on an island in the Pacific during the American Civil War. The novel describes their attempts not only to survive but also, with the aid of the scientific and technological know-how, to rebuild their world from the meager resources of the island. At the end, however, it is realized that Captain Nemo, from Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, has secretly been helping the settlers. A marvelous adventure story, The Mysterious Island is also notable for its modern retelling of the utopian deserted-island myth, with repeated echoes of Robinson Crusoe and the Swiss Family Robinson. This Wesleyan edition features notes, appendices and an introduction by Verne scholar William Butcher, as well as reproductions of the illustrations from the original French edition."@en
  • "The Mysterious Island was published in 1874, and it is one of Verne's longest novels. The plot depicts a group of men who have become castaways stranded on an island in the Pacific during the American Civil War. The novel describes their attempts not only to survive but also, with the aid of the scientific and technological know-how, to rebuild their world from the meager resources of the island. At the end, however, it is realized that Captain Nemo, from Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, has secretly been helping the settlers. A marvelous adventure story, The Mysterious Island is also notable for its modern retelling of the utopian deserted-island myth, with repeated echoes of Robinson Crusoe and the Swiss Family Robinson. This Wesleyan edition features notes, appendices and an introduction by Verne scholar William Butcher, as well as reproductions of the illustrations from the original French edition."
  • "A retelling of Mysterious island in comic book format."@en
  • "During the American Civil War, five prisoners-of-war hijack a scout balloon and find themselves on an uncharted island harboring a tantalizing secret."@en
  • "Five castaways land on a Pacific island where they make some amazing discoveries and eventually witness the death of the legendary Captain Nemo and the sinking of the Nautilus."
  • "Five castaways land on a Pacific island where they make some amazing discoveries and eventually witness the death of the legendary Captain Nemo and the sinking of the Nautilus."@en
  • ""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."--P. [4] of cover."@en
  • "A group of Civil War prisoners escape by balloon and land on an isolated island."@en
  • "This Graphic Novel Series features classic tales retold with attractive color illustrations. Educatiors using the Dale-Chall vocabulary system adapted each title. Each 70 page, softcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. Introduce literature to reluctant readers and motivate struggling readers. Students build confidence through reading practice. Motivation makes all the difference. What's more motivation then the expectation of success?"@en
  • "Although The Mysterious Island is technically a sequel to Vernes' enormously popular Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, this novel offers a vastly different take on similar thematic motifs. As with all of Verne's best-known works, The Mysterious Island is a masterpiece of the action-adventure genre, with a heaping dash of science fiction influence thrown in for good measure."
  • "Although The Mysterious Island is technically a sequel to Vernes' enormously popular Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, this novel offers a vastly different take on similar thematic motifs. As with all of Verne's best-known works, The Mysterious Island is a masterpiece of the action-adventure genre, with a heaping dash of science fiction influence thrown in for good measure."@en
  • "During the civil war, five Union soldiers and a dog quietly escape from the clutches of the Confederate Army at Richmond, Virginia by hot air balloon. Their intention was to drift safely over to the Union lines and rejoin their own troops. Instead, while aloft, they are caught in a high wind and whisked thousands of miles out to sea."@en
  • "Five Union prisoners of war escape from a Confederate prison camp in a hot-air balloon, only to crash land on an unknown island where they must learn to survive on their own."@en
  • "Escapees from a Confederate prison camp seize a balloon which is wrecked on a Pacific island. There, Captain Nemo of the submarine Nautilus attempts to rescue them from the dangers of the island."
  • "A baloon ride, the crash and survival of four men, a boy and a dog."
  • "The Mysterious Island tells the exciting story of five Americans stranded on an uncharted island in the South Pacific. During the American Civil War, Richmond, Virginia was the capital of the Confederate States of America. Five northern prisoners of war decide to escape Richmond in a rather unusual way - by hijacking a balloon. After flying in stormy weather for several days, the group crash-lands on a unknown, cliff-bound, volcanic island. Ultimately, Captain Nemo plays an important role in the resolution of this novel."@en
  • ""Armed with little more than their courage and ingenuity, five Union prisoners escape the siege of Richmond, Virginia--but not by steamboat, by train, or even on foot. Instead, these desperate but resourceful souls construct a hot-air balloon and climb aboard--with no idea if they will ever see civilization again. Swept off course by a raging storm, they land on the shores of an uncharted island"--Page 4 of cover."@en
  • ""Armed with little more than their courage and ingeniuty, five Union prisoners escape the siege of Richmond, Virginia -- but not by steamboat, by train, or even on foot. Instead, these desperate but resourceful souls construct a hot-air balloon and climb aboard -- with no idea if they will ever see cilvilization again. Swept off course by a raging storm, they land on the shores of an uncharted island." -- Back cover."

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