1590304632 Fiction. 8vo-over 7? "-9? " tall. Stated, First Paperback Edition. Book is clean and tightly bound. minimal shelf-wear. Bright pages. Unmarked text. 364 pp.
From the Publisher
Off the coast of Nova Scotia in 1952, fierce winds force a small
boat into port. The boat''s pilot, the eccentric Captain Charles
Johnson, takes up residence at the small inn run by Jim and his
mother. With each day, the captain''s presence becomes more
valuable to the family as they struggle to keep the inn open for
business-and his background becomes more mysterious as Jim
discovers how much he knows about the lives and battles of the
Who is this man whose compelling stories bring to life in such
detail the day-to-day experience of sailing on a pirate ship? And
how can he possibly know so much about how it feels to grow up
among the Vikings; about how Francis Drake and Queen Elizabeth
plotted their victories; about the loves of Grace O''Malley, the
pirate queen of Ireland?