Captains Courageous Author:Rudyard Kipling 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. Troop and hi... more »s 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