Oliver Optic is the pseudonym of the American teacher, noted academic and author of juvenile literature William Taylor Adams. Published in 1868, "Down the River; or, Buck Bradford and His Tyrants", the sixth volume of the "Starry Flag" series, tells a story of Buck Bradford, who, together with his deformed sister, embarks on an exciting voyage down the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers. What difficulties will the young characters have to face during their journey? And what choices will they make? A classic example of Adams' sometimes rather careless, but very natural style, the story captures the readers' attention at once. Do you want to be carried away by the stirring adventures of the young boy and his sister during their voyage down the river? Then download the book and enjoy the reading!