From Our Editors
Aware of the dangers of working at sea, James Pfeiffer's parents want desperately to keep their son on shore. But James finds a job on a scallop trawler andis drawn to sea.
From the Publisher
Calm at Sunset, Calm at Dawn is a coming-of-age novel of ample beauty, insight, and intensity. Defying the wishes of his family, James Pfeiffer--twenty years old and newly expelled from college--heeds the call of the open waters off the Rhode Island coast. Joining the crew of a broken-down scallop trawler, James seeks to learn the ways...