Dave Porter in the South Seas

or, The Strange Cruise of the Stormy Petrel

Cover image for

Download


Author: Edward Stratemeyer (Arthur M. Winfield)
Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 61,874 / 180 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.8
LoC Category: PZ
Series: Dave Porter
Downloads: 832
Added to site: 2010.11.17
mnybks.net#: 29598
Origin: gutenberg.org

After an introduction to Dave Porter, a typical American lad at a typical American boarding school, a cloud over Dave's parentage causes him to embark on a long sea voyage.

Show Excerpt

ou will get what you don't want!" And with this threat, Gus Plum hurried around a corner of the school building and out of sight.

"What a cad!" murmured Phil.

"He is worked up; no disputing that," was Roger's comment. "He acts as if he was afraid something was being told that he wished to keep a secret."

The hot blood had rushed to Dave's face, and he was still trembling.

"I wish I had knocked him down," he said in a low tone.

"What good would it have done?" returned Roger. "It would only get you into trouble with the doctor, and that is just what Plum would like. When it comes to a standing in the class, he knows he hasn't as much to lose as you have. He is almost at the bottom already, while you are close to the top."

"But, Roger, he said--oh, I can't bear to think about it! I suppose he blabs it to everybody, too, and they will think----"

"Don't give it another thought, Dave," said Phil, soothingly, and he turned his chum toward the river again. "Dismiss Plu

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Dave Porter in the South Seas by Edward Stratemeyer - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Dave Porter in the South Seas by Edward Stratemeyer - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Dave Porter in the South Seas by Edward Stratemeyer - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Dave Porter in the South Seas by Edward Stratemeyer - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Dave Porter in the South Seas by Edward Stratemeyer - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for Dave Porter in the South Seas by Edward Stratemeyer - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Alice in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll
Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson
All the Way to Fairyland
by Evelyn Sharp
Through the Looking Glass
by Lewis Carroll
Peter Pan
by James M. Barrie

See more popular titles from this genre.