The Ebb Tide A Trio And Quartette

The Ebb Tide   A Trio And Quartette Author Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN-10 9781473389588
Release 2013-04-16
Pages 264
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This early works is a fascinating novel of the period and still an interesting read today. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.



The Ebb Tide

The Ebb Tide Author Beverly Lewis
ISBN-10 9781441231109
Release 2017-04-04
Pages 336
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A Heartwarming Tale of Courage and Love from Amish Fiction's #1 Author When a well-to-do family asks Sallie Riehl to be their daughter's nanny for the summer at their Cape May, New Jersey, vacation home, she jumps at the chance to broaden her horizons beyond the Lancaster County Amish community where she grew up. Sallie has long dreamed of seeing more of the world, but her parents are reluctant for her to put off baptism yet another summer, and the timing is unfortunate for Perry Zook, who has renewed interest in courting her. Though she loves nannying, Sallie has free time on the weekends to enjoy the shore. It is there that she meets Kevin Kreider, a marine biology student who talks freely about all he's learning and asks about her interests, unlike most of the guys she grew up with. Time with Kevin is invigorating, and Sallie realizes she's never felt quite this alive around Perry. Then again, Kevin is Mennonite, not Amish. Sallie tries to brush aside her growing feelings for Kevin, but she fears what her parents would think about her new friendship. Just as concerning, however, is Sallie's realization that her time in Cape May is increasing her desire to see the world, challenging her plans for the future. Has she been too hasty with her promises, or will Sallie only find what her heart is longing for back home in Paradise Township?



Treasure Island and The Ebb Tide

Treasure Island and The Ebb Tide Author Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN-10 9780141974316
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 400
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'"One more step, Mr Hands," said I, "and I'll blow your brains out"' In Treasure Island, a weathered old sailor known as Billy Bones arrives at the inn of young Jim Hawkins's parents - and it is the start of an adventure beyond anything he could have imagined. For when Bones dies mysteriously, Jim stumbles across a map of a mysterious island in his sea chest - where 'X' marks the spot of a stash of buried pirate gold. Setting sail with his friends on the ship Hispaniola to recover the treasure, Jim soon realizes that he's not the only one who knows about the hoard. Suddenly he is thrown into a world of treachery, mutiny, castaways and murder and, at the centre of it all, is the charming but sinister Long John Silver, who will stop at nothing to grab his share of the loot... The Ebb-Tide, a short novel published the year of Stevenson's death, is also a rollicking seafaring adventure, narrating the voyage of a stolen ship whilst exploring such themes as imperialism, violence, dishonesty, Christianity and corruption. The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.



The Ebb Tide

The Ebb Tide Author Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN-10 0559780281
Release 2008-12
Pages 228
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.



Ebb Tide

Ebb Tide Author Richard Woodman
ISBN-10 9781574093452
Release 2002-05-01
Pages 224
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It is 1843 and Captain Nathaniel Sir Drinkwater embarks on the paddle-steamer Vestal for an inspection of lighthouses on the west coast of England. Bowed with age and honors, the old sea officer has been drawn from retirement on half-pay to fulfill his public duty. The following day, tragedy strikes, and Drinkwater is confronted with his past life: his sins and follies, his triumphs and his disasters. Drawing on a true incident, Richard Woodman deftly concludes the career of his sea hero. Drinkwater’s complex character is revealed in its entirety. Far from being the reminiscences of an old man, the novel skillfully weaves the past with the present; the personal tensions below decks, the straining creak of a man-of-war under sail, the crack of a cannon shot and the plaintive mews of the trailing gulls are never far away. To the end, Nathaniel Drinkwater’s life is full of incident and the unexpected, so typical of the sea officers of his day.



The Ebb Tide

The Ebb Tide Author James P. Blaylock
ISBN-10 9781625672377
Release 2016-12-02
Pages 132
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Deep beneath the quicksands of Morecambe Bay lies a shifting graveyard of lost things, long sunk to the sea bottom. Pursued by the nefarious Dr. Narbondo, Langdon St. Ives and his stalwart companions descend beneath the sands in a diving chamber, and amid the debris of human bones and the wreckage of human lives, they search for an alien device, which, in the wrong hands,could change the course of human history and provide Narbondo with the means to enslave mankind....



Ebb Tide

Ebb Tide Author Josephine Clay Habersham
ISBN-10 9780820334479
Release 2009-06-01
Pages 146
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First published in 1958, Ebb Tide tells the story of the Habersham family of Savannah during the Civil War. In her diary and her "Letter Book," Josephine Habersham, tells her own story and that of her three sons; one who fought in Fredericksburg, another who contemplated hiring a substitute to avoid combat, and a third who was just old enough to help defend the coast at Fort McAllister. The diary begins and ends in 1863, the year of Gettysburg, Vicksburg, Chickamauga, and the stubborn resistance at Fort Sumter. In addition to the writings of Josephine Clay Habersham, Spencer Bidwell King Jr. carries the reader back to the beginnings of the family and continues the narrative to the time when Sherman captures Savannah, and the Water Witch sinks in the ebbing tide of the Vernon River, near "Avon," the family mansion at White Bluff.



The Ebb tide

The Ebb tide Author
ISBN-10 OCLC:601470573
Release 1922
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The Ebb tide Illustrated

The Ebb tide  Illustrated Author Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN-10
Release 1899
Pages 166
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-Includes the 18 original Illustrations by Alfred Brennan. -Table of contents to every chapters in the book. -Complete and formatted for kindle to improve your reading experience The Ebb-Tide. A Trio and a Quartette (1894) is a short novel written by Robert Louis Stevenson with the participation of his stepson Lloyd Osbourne. Nevertheless it is not quite a co-written novel, as Stevenson write the second part alone. It was published the year Stevenson died. Three beggars operate in the port of Papeete on Tahiti. They are Herrick, a failed English businessman; Davis, an American sea captain disgraced by the loss of his last ship; and Huish, a dishonest Cockney of various employments. One day an off-course schooner carrying a cargo of champagne from San Francisco to Sydney arrives in port, its officers having been killed by smallpox. With no-one else willing to risk infection, the U.S. consul employs Davis to take over the ship for the remainder of its voyage. Davis brings the other two men, along with a plan to steal the ship and navigate it to Peru, where they will sell the cargo and vessel and disappear with the money. Once at sea, Davis and Huish start drinking the cargo and spend almost all of their time intoxicated. Herrick, whose conscience is severely troubled by the plan but feels he has no other way to escape poverty, is left alone to manage the ship and three native crew members, despite having no seafaring experience. Several days later the would-be thieves discover they have been victims of a fraud: most of the cargo is not champagne but merely bottles of water. Evidently the shipper and the previous captain had intended to sink the ship deliberately and claim the full value of the "champagne" on insurance. Now sober, Davis discovers that his rushed preparations and drunkenness leave the ship with insufficient food to reach Peru. The only port they can reach without starving is Papeete, where they would surely be imprisoned for their actions. They sight an unknown island, where they discover an upper-class Englishman named Attwater. Attwater, a devout Christian, has been harvesting pearls here for many years with the help of a several dozen native workers, all except four of whom have recently also died of smallpox. The three men hatch a new plan to kill Attwater and take his pearls, but Herrick's guilt-stricken demeanour and Huish's drunken ramblings soon betray them. Attwater and his servants force them back onto the ship at gunpoint. Unable to live with himself, Herrick jumps overboard and tries to drown himself. Failing even in this, he swims to the shore and throws himself on Attwater's mercy. The next day, Huish proposes a final plan which shocks even the unscrupulous Davis: they will go to meet Attwater under a flag of truce, and Huish will disable him by throwing acid in his face. Attwater is suspicious, realises what is going on, and forces Huish to fatally spread the vitriol on himself. Attwater threatens to kill Davis as well, but forgives him and tells him, "Go, and sin no more." Two weeks later, the surviving men prepare to leave the island as Attwater's own ship approaches. Davis is now repentant and fervently religious to an almost crazed degree, and he urges the atheist Herrick to join him in his faith.



The Wrong Box the Ebb Tide

The Wrong Box   the Ebb Tide Author Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN-10 1434452875
Release 2009-03-01
Pages 416
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The ebb tide a trio and quartette written in collaboration with Lloyd Osbourne The story of a lie

The ebb tide  a trio and quartette  written in collaboration with Lloyd Osbourne   The story of a lie Author
ISBN-10 LCCN:25003344
Release 1924
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The Ebb tide and Some Unfinished Stories

The Ebb tide and Some Unfinished Stories Author Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN-10 OCLC:34769892
Release 1932
Pages 263
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Ebb Tide in New England

Ebb Tide in New England Author Elaine Forman Crane
ISBN-10 155553337X
Release 1998
Pages 333
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The status of women in four New England seaports during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries is thoroughly documented in this illuminating work.



The Ebb Tide Weir of Hermiston Heathercat the Young Chevalier

The Ebb Tide  Weir of Hermiston  Heathercat  the Young Chevalier Author Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN-10 0742651762
Release 2001-04-01
Pages 472
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The Wrong Box

The Wrong Box Author Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN-10 1359100342
Release 2016-05-24
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The wrong box and The ebb tide by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne Island nights entertainments

The wrong box  and  The ebb tide  by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne  Island nights entertainments Author Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924064996097
Release 1915
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Aid and Ebb Tide

Aid and Ebb Tide Author David R. Morrison
ISBN-10 9780889206755
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 624
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Aid and Ebb Tide: A History of CIDA and Canadian Development Assistance examines Canada’s mixed record since 1950 in transferring over $50 billion in capital and expertise to developing countries through ODA. It focuses in particular on the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the organization chiefly responsible for delivering Canada’s development assistance. Aid and Ebb Tide calls for a renewed and reformed Canadian commitment to development co-operation at a time when the gap between the world’s richest and poorest has been widening alarmingly and millions are still being born into poverty and human insecurity.