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The Saracen maid

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Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Memory -- Fiction,
  • Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction,
  • Humorous stories

  • About the Edition

    After being captured by pirates and sold as a slave, a forgetful young Englishman faces a long imprisonment because he can"t remember where the ransom note should be sent.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Leon Garfield ; illustrated by John O"Brien.
    ContributionsO"Brien, John, 1953- ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.G17943 Sar 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p. :
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1398972M
    ISBN 10067186646X
    LC Control Number93006612

    "Saracen" is a loosely-defined historical term for a group of Arab Muslims, and its meaning has shifted over time. Initially, in early Greek and Latin, it referred, apparently non-pejoratively, to the peoples living in the desert areas in or near what the Romans called "Arabia.".


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