Item description for Deep Down: A Tale of the Cornish Mines (R. M. Ballantyne Collection) by R. M. Ballantyne...
Overview In this heart-warming tale of love, life, laughter, and tragedy (with some smuggling thrown in), travel back in time to explore life set amongst the people living near the tin and copper mines of St. Just, Cornwall, in the mid-nineteenth century. During the mid-1860s, R.M. Ballantyne spent over three months living amongst the Cornish mineworkers of St. Just. There, amidst the dangers of the deep mines, a story of courage, contentment, and adversity takes place, encouraging young readers to be grateful for the many blessings we all enjoy of home and faith. Ballantyne incorporates into his novel many historical facts, producing an exciting and very accurate portrayal of Victorian tin and copper mining and everyday Cornish life.
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Studio: Vision Forum, Inc.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8" Width: 5.2" Height: 1.3" Weight: 1.17 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2007
Publisher Vision Forum
Grade Level Middle School
Series R. M. Ballantyne Christian Adven
Series Number 3
ISBN 1934554103 ISBN13 9781934554104
Availability 0 units.
More About R. M. Ballantyne
R. M. Ballantyne (1825-1894) was a Scottish young adult fiction writer. He wrote more than 80 books including "The Pirate City." John Boyne is the author of many books, including "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas."
R. M. Ballantyne was born in 1825 and died in 1894.