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Spartina

Author: John Casey
Publisher: New York : Vintage Contemporaries, 1998, 1989.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : First Vintage Contemporaries editionView all editions and formats
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A commercial fisherman, husband, father, and lover, Dick Pierce upsets the placidity of his family when he finds himself in love with two people at the same time.
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Genre/Form: Downloadable e-Books
Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Casey
ISBN: 9780804153737 0804153736
OCLC Number: 903912763
Responsibility: John Casey.

Abstract:

A commercial fisherman, husband, father, and lover, Dick Pierce upsets the placidity of his family when he finds himself in love with two people at the same time.

"A classic tale of a man, a boat, and a storm, Spartina is the lyrical and compassionate story of Dick Pierce, a commercial fisherman along the shores of Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay. A kind, sensitive, family man, he is also prone to irascible outbursts against st the people he must work for, now that he can no longer make his living from the sea. Pierce's one great passion, a fifty-foot fishing boat called Spartina, lies unfinished in his backyard. Determined to get the funds he needs to buy her engine, he finds himself taking a foolish, dangerous risk. But his real test comes when he must weather a storm at sea in oreder to keep his dream alive. Moving and poetic, Spartina is a masterly story of one man's ongoing struggle to find his place in the world."--Publisher

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