The Wreckers

November 9, 1999|
The Wreckers by Iain Lawrence
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There was once a village bred by evil. On the barren coast of Cornwall, England, lived a community who prayed for shipwrecks, a community who lured storm-tossed ships to crash upon the sharp rocks of their shore. They fed and clothed themselves with the loot salvaged from the wreckage; dead sailors'' tools and trinkets became decorations for their homes. Most never questioned their murderous way of life.

Then, upon that pirates'' shore crashed the ship The Isle of Skye. And the youngest of its crew members, 14-year-old John Spencer, survived the wreck. But would he escape the wreckers? This is his harrowing tale.
Iain Lawrence is a journalist, travel writer, and avid sailor, and the author of many acclaimed novels, including Ghost Boy, The Skeleton Tree, Lord of the Nutcracker Men, and the High Seas Trilogy: The Wreckers, The Smugglers, andThe Buccaneers. He grew up moving all over Canada with his family. He worked in loggin...
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Title:The Wreckers
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:224 pages, 7.63 X 5.19 X 0.49 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 7.63 X 5.19 X 0.49 in
Published:November 9, 1999
Publisher:Random House Children's Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780440415459

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