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Silas & the Runaway Coach

(1978)
(A book in the Silas series)
A novel by

 
 
No longer able to stay quietly in Ben-Godik's village, Silas rides forth one day in early spring. After rescuing a merchant's family from certain disaster, Silas is invited by the merchant to live with them and learn to read and write. But this new life proves stiff and confining, so Silas leads Japetus, the merchant's eldest son, down to the waterfront, a sinister part of town. There they are kidnapped and thrown into the hold of a barge.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

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