Young Adult Story: Robinson Crusoe, born in York, is the third son in his family. His parents wish to make a lawyer out of young Crusoe, but he has other plans. His one great desire is to become a sailor and go to sea. Although almost all of his initial forays into sea life are disastrous, Crusoe is not deterred. The novel is basically about his life and adventures on some island, where he lives for the next twenty-eight years...