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Dave Porter in the South Seas or, The Strange Cruise of the Stormy Petrel   By: (1862-1930)

Dave Porter in the South Seas or, The Strange Cruise of the Stormy Petrel by Edward Stratemeyer

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EDWARD STRATEMEYER'S BOOKS

Old Glory Series

Cloth. Illustrated. Net $1.50 per volume.

UNDER DEWEY AT MANILA. A YOUNG VOLUNTEER IN CUBA. FIGHTING IN CUBAN WATERS. UNDER OTIS IN THE PHILIPPINES. THE CAMPAIGN OF THE JUNGLE. UNDER MacARTHUR IN LUZON.

Soldiers of Fortune Series

Cloth. Illustrated. Net $1.50 per volume.

ON TO PEKIN. UNDER THE MIKADO'S FLAG. AT THE FALL OF PORT ARTHUR. WITH TOGO FOR JAPAN.

Colonial Series

Cloth. Illustrated. Net $1.50 per volume.

WITH WASHINGTON IN THE WEST. MARCHING ON NIAGARA. AT THE FALL OF MONTREAL. ON THE TRAIL OF PONTIAC. THE FORT IN THE WILDERNESS. TRAIL AND TRADING POST.

Mexican War Series

Cloth. Illustrated. Price per volume $1.00.

FOR THE LIBERTY OF TEXAS. WITH TAYLOR ON THE RIO GRANDE. UNDER SCOTT IN MEXICO.

Pan American Series

Cloth. Illustrated. Price per volume $1.00.

LOST ON THE ORINOCO. THE YOUNG VOLCANO EXPLORERS. YOUNG EXPLORERS OF THE ISTHMUS. YOUNG EXPLORERS OF THE AMAZON. TREASURE SEEKERS OF THE ANDES. CHASED ACROSS THE PAMPAS.

Dave Porter Series

Cloth. Illustrated. Net $1.50 per volume.

DAVE PORTER AT OAK HALL. DAVE PORTER IN THE SOUTH SEAS. DAVE PORTER'S RETURN TO SCHOOL. DAVE PORTER IN THE FAR NORTH. DAVE PORTER AND HIS CLASSMATES. DAVE PORTER AT STAR RANCH. DAVE PORTER AND HIS RIVALS. DAVE PORTER ON CAVE ISLAND. DAVE PORTER AND THE RUNAWAYS. DAVE PORTER IN THE GOLD FIELDS. DAVE PORTER AT BEAR CAMP. DAVE PORTER AND HIS DOUBLE. DAVE PORTER'S GREAT SEARCH. DAVE PORTER UNDER FIRE. DAVE PORTER'S WAR HONORS.

Lakeport Series

Cloth. Illustrated. Net $1.50 per volume.

THE GUN CLUB BOYS OF LAKEPORT. THE BASEBALL BOYS OF LAKEPORT. THE BOAT CLUB BOYS OF LAKEPORT. THE FOOTBALL BOYS OF LAKEPORT. THE AUTOMOBILE BOYS OF LAKEPORT. THE AIRCRAFT BOYS OF LAKEPORT.

American Boys' Biographical Series

Cloth. Illustrated. Net $1.50 per volume.

AMERICAN BOYS' LIFE OF WILLIAM McKINLEY. AMERICAN BOYS' LIFE OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT.

DEFENDING HIS FLAG. Price $1.50.

[Illustration: The canoe was sent closer and finally beached. Page 258. ]

Dave Porter Series

DAVE PORTER IN THE SOUTH SEAS

OR

THE STRANGE CRUISE OF THE STORMY PETREL

BY EDWARD STRATEMEYER

Author of "Under Togo for Japan," "Under the Mikado's Flag," "At the Fall of Port Arthur," "Old Glory Series," "Pan American Series," "Colonial Series," "American Boys' Biographical Series," etc.

ILLUSTRATED BY I. B. HAZELTON

BOSTON LOTHROP, LEE & SHEPARD CO.

Published, August, 1906

COPYRIGHT, 1906, BY LOTHROP, LEE AND SHEPARD CO.

All rights reserved

DAVE PORTER IN THE SOUTH SEAS

Norwood Press BERWICK AND SMITH CO. NORWOOD, MASS. U. S. A.

PREFACE

"Dave Porter in the South Seas" is a complete story in itself, but forms the second volume in a line issued under the general title of "Dave Porter Series."

In the first volume of this series, called "Dave Porter at Oak Hall," I introduced a typical American boy, and gave something of his haps and mishaps at an American boarding school of to day. At this school Dave made a number of warm friends, and also a few enemies, and was the means of bringing one weak and misguided youth to a realization of his better self. Dave was poor and had to fight his way to the front, and this was not accomplished until he had shown those around him what a truly straightforward and manly fellow he was.

The one great cloud over Dave's life was the question of his parentage. He had been raised by those who knew practically nothing of his past, and when he thought that he saw a chance to learn something about himself, he embraced that opportunity eagerly, even though it necessitated a long trip to the South Seas and a search among strange islands and still stranger natives... Continue reading book >>




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