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Under the Wide and Starry Sky: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345516541
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Ballantine Books - September 23rd, 2014

Robert Louis Stevenson touches our lives 100+ years later with his well-known Treasure IslandThe Strange Case of Doctor Jekyl and Mr. Hyde, and A Child's Garden of Verses and many other titles. This saga covers Louis's life-long battle for health and the many moves his friend and wife, Fanny, mad, always searching for a better climate for his weak lungs. Incurably cheerful and working passionately at his craft, Louis finds Samoa to be the best place. Charming the Samoans and advocating for their rights, Louis and Fanny are revered in their hearts!