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The Wreckers

Written by Iain LawrenceAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Iain Lawrence


· Yearling
· eBook · Ages 9-12 years
· March 16, 2011 · $6.99 · 978-0-307-78901-3 (0-307-78901-2)

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

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.


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