The Story of Land and Sea

The Story of Land and Sea

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Set in a small coastal town in North Carolina during the waning years of the American Revolution, this incandescent debut novel follows three generations of family—fathers and daughters, mother and son, master and slave, characters who yearn for redemption amidst a heady brew of war, kidnapping, slavery, and love.

Drawn to the ocean, ten-year-old Tabitha wanders the marshes of her small coastal village and listens to her father’s stories about his pirate voyages… (more)

Editorial reviews (4 reviews)

The good thing about it is that it's fairly short. The bad thing about it, for me, is that I didn't really like it. Actually, the tale is interesting but the way it's told just didn't hook me.

A bleak, unsentimental but ultimately static evocation of early American lives.

For fans of lyrical language, this is a recommended read.

Book Details  

Publisher: Harper (August 26, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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