Viewing Entry - In search of treasure (S14899) by Alger, Horatio, Jr.
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In search of treasure
Author / Responsible party
Alger, Horatio, Jr.
Adventure stories. Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction Bildungsromans Treasure troves -- Juvenile fiction Islands of the Indian Ocean -- Juvenile fiction
Guy Fenwick is a bright boy of 16 who lives with his clergyman father near New Bedford, Massachusetts. Guy receives permission from his father to examine the contents of an old chest in the attic where Guy discovers clues to the location of a pirate treasure buried on a remote island in the Indian Ocean. Guy would dearly love to find the treasure to help financially support his father. Luckily, Guy’s father has a friend who is a sea captain and happens to be heading to Bombay. Guy travels to Bombay as a passenger and, while in Bombay, a life-changing event occurs. Will Guy’s honesty, righteousness and business acumen help him to foil bullies and win the respect of those who could aid him in his quest? Will some of these men turn on him? Join Guy on his journey in search of treasure. (Summary by Warren Kati)