Captains Courageous Author:Rudyard Kipling They Challenge the Sea. — When Harvey Cheyne falls overboard from a luxury liner, to be saved by a deep-sea fishing ship, the rich, spoiled teenager demands his rescuers turn about, jumping to his every wish and whim. But Capt. Disko Troop thinks the boy's insane. He doesn't believe Cheyne's a tycoon's son; and if he did, it wouldn't matter. Troo... more »p and his crew work the seas and won't return to port until their holds are full -- in about six months. They don't need whining passengers; and Cheyne is going overboard again unless he learns to work for his berth.
Cheyne must enter and confront a world of backbreaking struggle, the storm in his face, pitted against the majesty and terror of the ocean depths. A world of strong men who aren't afraid to laugh, cry or battle nature with brave hearts -- for the sea is their joy, their torment, their life and their death. And if Harvey Cheyne survives the challenge, he will never be the same.« less