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Treasure Island!!!

  • List Price: $15.00
  • Buy New: $5.44
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  • Seller:venus-2001
  • Sales Rank:665,940
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:Original
  • Pages:172
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.5
  • Dimensions (in):5.3 x 0.5 x 8.3
  • Publication Date:December 7, 2011
  • ISBN:1609450612
  • EAN:9781609450618
  • ASIN:1609450612
Availability:Usually ships in 1-2 business days

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Synopsis
When a college graduate with a history of hapless jobs (ice cream scooper; gift wrapper; laziest ever part-time clerk at The Pet Library) reads Robert Louis Stevenson's novel Treasure Island, she is dumbstruck by the timid design of her life. When had she ever dreamed a scheme? When had she ever done a foolish, overbold act? When had she ever, like Jim Hawkins, broke from her friends, raced for the beach, stolen a boat, killed a man, and eliminated an obstacle that stood in the way of her getting a hunk of gold?

Convinced that Stevenson's book is cosmically intended for her, she redesigns her life according to its Core Values: boldness, resolution, independence and horn-blowing. Accompanied by her mother, her sister, and a hostile Amazon parrot that refuses to follow the script, our heroine embarks on a domestic adventure more frightening than anything she'd originally planned.

Treasure Island!!! is the story of a ferocious obsession, told by an original voice-intelligent, perverse, relentlessly self- extricating, and funny.

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