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by Victor Appleton
Swift and His Motor-cycle," Tom was riding to thetown of Mansburg on an errand for his father one day when he was .
Swift and His Motor-cycle," Tom was riding to thetown of Mansburg on an errand for his father one day when he was nearlyrun down by a motorcyclist. Tom was sent toAlbany on his motor-cycle to deliver the model and some valuable papersto Mr. Crawford, of the law firm of Reid & Crawford, of Washington,attorneys for Mr. Swift. Mr. Crawford had an errand in Albany and hadagreed to meet Tom there with the model. But, on the way, Tom was attacked by the gang of unscrupulous men andthe model was stolen. He was assaulted and carried far away in anautomobile.
A motor-boat of my own!" exulted Tom as he twirled the steering wheeland noted how readily the craft . Tom turned his head and looked. Then he called out: "It's Mr. Hastings in his new CARLOPA.
A motor-boat of my own!" exulted Tom as he twirled the steering wheeland noted how readily the craft answered her helm. This is great!" He steered down the lake and then, turning around, went up it a mile ormore before heading for his own dock, as he wanted to see how theengine behaved.
To his delighthe saw his boat slowly creeping up on Andy's. The latter, with aglance over his shoulder, saw it too, and he advanced his spark. Hiscraft forged ahead, but the rate of increase was not equal to Tom's. Through the water the sharp bows cut. There were only a few witnessesto the race, but those who were out in boats saw a pretty sight as thetwo speedy craft came on toward the dock, which was the turning point
Tom leaped off his machine and approached the colored man. EradicateSampson did odd jobs in the neighborhood of Shopton, and more than onceTom had done him favors in repairing his lawn mower or his wood-sawingmachine.
Tom leaped off his machine and approached the colored man. In turn Eradicate had given Tom a valuable clue as to thehiding place of the model thieves. How'd the log get across the road, Rad?" asked Tom.
Tom Swift is a bright, ingenious boy and his inventions and adventures make the most interesting kind of reading. These spirited tales convey in a realistic way, the wonderful advances in land and sea locomotion and other successful inventions. Stories like these are impressed upon the memory and their reading is productive only of good. This series of adventure novels starring the genius boy inventor Tom Swift falls into the genre of "invention fiction" or "Edisonade".
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Book two of the original Tom Swift series (1910-1941), Tom Swift and His . Tom Swift and His Motor-Cycle was an awkward read, and Tom came off as far less intelligent than his reputation indicates.
Book two of the original Tom Swift series (1910-1941), Tom Swift and His Motor-Boat picks up shortly after the events of Tom Swift and His Motor-Cycle. The story also relied heavily on coincidence.
Tom swift and his motor-boat. Chapter I. A motor-boat auction. Or. The Rivals of Lake Carlopa. Chapter II. Some lively bidding.
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Tom Swift and His Motor-Cycle was an awkward read, and Tom came off as far less intelligent than his . This one continues the series with Tom getting a boat and preparing to race it on Lake Carlopa against his boyhood frenemies.
Tom Swift and His Motor-Cycle was an awkward read, and Tom came off as far less intelligent than his reputation indicates. Tom Swift and His Motor-Boat depends on coincidence a lot as well, but the writing flows better and the action is exciting. Readers can enjoy meeting the characters from the first book and reading about inventive work on a motor-boat instead of a motor-cycle.
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