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Johann David Wyss - Author

Johann David Wyss , 1743-1818, Swiss author. His Swiss Family Robinson (1813, tr. 1814), an internationally popular classic for children, relates the adventures of a shipwrecked family. It is based on Robinson Crusoe. The book was edited by Wyss's son Johann Rudolf Wyss, 1781-1830, who was professor of philosophy at Bern and author of the Swiss national anthem.

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The Swiss Family Robinson
Johann David Wyss
Shipwreck! How a family survives having been shipwrecked on a tropical island is a classic story of ingenuity and resourcefulness. Salvaging vital stores from their doomed boat and making use of the abundance the island offers, the family creates an...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/03/2009
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