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: 854
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

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

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

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

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

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

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

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

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

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

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

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

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

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

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

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

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

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

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

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

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

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... 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
ABC's of Science
by Charles Oliver
A Great Emergency and Other Tales
by Juliana Horatia Ewing
The Eskdale Herd-boy
by Mrs Blackford
Black Beauty
by Anna Sewell
Through the Looking Glass
by Lewis Carroll
Oliver Twist
by Charles Dickens
Kim
by Rudyard Kipling

See more popular titles from this genre.