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The Runaway's Gold (2015)
(eBook)


Published: [United States] : Abrams : Made available through hoopla, 2015
Description:  1 online resource
ISBN/ISSN: 9781613127551 (electronic bk.), 1613127553 (electronic bk.),
Language:  English


In 1842, Christopher Robertson's family lives a difficult life as "crofters," farmers and fishermen so in debt to the landowner that they have no hope of ever breaking free. To make matters worse, Christopher also lives under the thumb of his morally questionable father and devious brother. When his brother frames him for the theft of their father's secret bag of coins, Christopher must leave his home and embark on a journey across the island to return the coins and clear his name. It's a journey that takes twists and turns, including stops in prison, on a smuggler's ship, and at the house of a beautiful girl - and it ends with him escaping to a new life in America, which has dangers of its own

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