Treasure Island by Justin Scott
A Novel

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A 1950s setting of the original classic follows the adventures of young Jim Hawkins, who leaves his parent's rundown tourist hotel life so that he may join Senator Trelawney and Doctor Livesey on a search for Nazi gold in the Caribbean.
 

About Justin Scott

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Justin Scott has written twenty-nine novels, including two Edgar Award nominations. Scott has co-authored four thrillers with Clive Cussler; the most recent, The Race, debuted at #2 on the New York Times bestseller list. (The Thief will be published in March 2012.) Scott s new Robert Ludlum novel, The Janson Command, to be published under his pseudonym Paul Garrison, hits bookstores in February 2012.
 
Published December 1, 1994 by St Martins Pr. 234 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Scott, veteran writer of sea stories and mysteries (Shipkiller, Hardscape), sets this modernized treatment of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic on New York's Long Island in the 1950s. While often vergi

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The Hispaniola has become a war-surplus salvage tug, while a bawdy WWII ditty replaces ``Yo, ho, ho and a bottle of rum.'' For the most part, the changes are engaging, and Scott deftly maintains Stevenson's superb pacing, rewriting the original virtually line by line.

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