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The Island Of The Day Before

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Umberto Eco | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 0156030373
ISBN 13 : 9780156030373

Roberto della Griva, a seventeenth-century nobleman, finds himself stuck upon a ship from which he cannot escape, so he explores the ship and reminisces about the various chapters ..


The Island Of The Day Before

Pub Date : 2006-06-05 | Author : Umberto Eco | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 9780547563893
ISBN 13 : 0547563892

After a violent storm in the South Pacific in the year 1643, Roberto della Griva finds himself shipwrecked-on a ship. Swept from the Amaryllis, he has managed to pull himself aboar..


Island Of The Day Before

Pub Date : 2014-08-29 | Author : Umberto Eco | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781448182206
ISBN 13 : 1448182204

The year is 1643. Roberto, a young nobleman, survives war, the Bastille, exile and shipwreck as he voyages to a Pacific island straddling the date meridian. There he waits now, alo..


The Island Of Dr Moreau

Pub Date : 1896 | Author : Herbert George Wells | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015013272631
ISBN 13 :

Mad surgeon-turned-vivisectionist performs ghoulish experiments that transform animals into men. Early Wells personification of the scientific quest to control the natural world an..


The Mysterious Flame Of Queen Loana

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Umberto Eco | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 0156030438
ISBN 13 : 9780156030434

Having suffered a complete loss of memory regarding every aspect of his own identity, rare book dealer Yambo withdraws to a family home nested between Milan and Turin, where he sor..


Island Of The Blue Dolphins

Pub Date : 1960 | Author : Scott O'Dell | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 0395536804
ISBN 13 : 9780395536803

Left alone on a beautiful but isolated island off the coast of California, a young Indian girl spends eighteen years, not only merely surviving through her enormous courage and sel..


Island Of The Lost

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Joan Druett | Publisher : Algonquin Books

ISBN 10 : 1565124081
ISBN 13 : 9781565124080

Describes how the crews of two different vessels became shipwrecked on opposite ends of the same deserted island and the very different experiences of the two groups--one of which ..