When Captain Flint Was Still a Good Man

When Captain Flint Was Still a Good Man

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Every fall, the men of Loyalty Island sail from the Olympic Peninsula up to the Bering Sea to spend the winter catching king crab. Their dangerous occupation keeps food on the table but constantly threatens to leave empty seats around it.

To Cal, Alaska remains as mythical and mysterious as Treasure Island, and the stories his father returns with are as mesmerizing as those he once invented about Captain Flint before he turned pirate. But while Cal is too young to… (more)

Editorial reviews (1 review)

The sharpest evidence of Dybek's skills is that he has taken a story line that could easily have veered into film cliché, a mix of "I Know What You Did Last Summer" and the basic secret-in-the-basement plot, and turned it into a taut novel juggling the sometimes conflicting impulses to do the moral thing, and to protect those we love.

Book Details  

Publisher: Riverhead (April 12, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 826 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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