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Vendor: Joe Books Inc.
Publication Date: 2015
Shipwrecked after a great storm, a Swiss family makes their home on a deserted island.
With supplies and livestock salvaged from their wrecked ship, the family creates an idyllic settlement and builds a rewarding life while they await rescue.
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Johann David Wyss was a Swiss writer best known for his children's classic The Swiss Family Robinson. A pastor in Bern, Switzerland, Wyss's writing was influenced by his four sons, and was intended to serve as a moral guide for self-reliance, farming, cooperation, and frugality. Wyss died in 1818 at the age of 74, six years after the publication of The Swiss Family Robinson.