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Robinson Crusoe

By Defoe, Daniel

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Book Id: WPLBN0000678046
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Reproduction Date: 2005
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Title: Robinson Crusoe  
Author: Defoe, Daniel
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections: Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Historic
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Publisher: Penn State University's Electronic Classics

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Excerpt: Chapter 1. -- Start in Life I was born in the year 1632, in the city of York, of a good family, though not of that country, my father being a foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at Hull. He got a good estate by merchandise, and leaving off his trade, lived afterwards at York, from whence he had married my mother, whose relations were named Robinson, a very good family in that country, and from whom I was called Robinson Kreutznaer; but, by the usual corruption of words in England, we are now called -- nay we call ourselves and write our name -- Crusoe; and so my companions always called me.

 

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