Catran, Ken.

Seal boy / Ken Catran. - Auckland [N.Z.] : Random House New Zealand, 2004. - 167 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.

Novel for young adults.

Fourteen-year-old Emmett Tyler is the son of a wealthy banker and yearns to escape the stifling society of Boston and see the world. While exploring the docks he is shanghaied for a three-year voyage on a whaling ship, eventually finding himself abandoned in New Zealand where he must fight for his life.

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Whaling--Juvenile fiction.
Shanghaiing--Juvenile fiction.
Adventure and adventurers--Juvenile fiction.
Aeroplane crash survival--Juvenile fiction.
Shipwreck survival--Juvenile fiction.
Survival--Juvenile fiction.
Survival at sea--Juvenile fiction.
Wilderness survival--Juvenile fiction.
Young adult fiction, New Zealand--Juvenile fiction.
Shangaiing--Juvenile fiction.
Ocean travel--Juvenile fiction.
Teen adventure stories--Juvenile fiction.

New Zealand--Juvenile fiction.

Young adult fiction, New Zealand.
Teen fiction.

Young Adult