Following a terrible storm, Crusoe finds himself stranded alone on a desert island off the coast of South America, all of his companions from his ship dead. Over the next 27 years, he builds a life for himself on the island, but is terribly lonely until he saves a Native American, who Crusoe calls Friday, from certain death at the hands of cannibal captors. The two men become friends, and eventually work together to save an English ship whose crew has mutinied. When Crusoe and Friday thwart the mutineers, the captain of the ship takes Crusoe home to England, with Friday as a loyal companion.
Text Type: Classic Fiction
Theme/Topic: Human History, Connections with Native People
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