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Author: John Buchan
Salute To Adventure is an exciting chronicle featuring conflicts of man vs. nature and man vs. man alike. Action, self-discovery, and the resolve to make the most of one's life distinguish this involving narrative.
The language being rustic and old scots and english contains many unfamiliar words but it is one of the best books I have read in a long time and I read 2 or 3 books each week. I cannot recomend too highly. Thank you John Buchan
not a bad example of the genre - all the normal expected content. Probably a bit ahead of its time at the time - not all Indians were savages. Worth reading but not spectacular.
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