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Spartina
Spartina
Author: John Casey
Winner of the 1989 National Book Award 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 the people he must work for, now that he ca...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780380711048
ISBN-10: 0380711044
Publication Date: 6/1990
Pages: 375
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3.4 stars, based on 17 ratings
Publisher: Avon Books (P)
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Vivid, engrosssing. Here is old-fashioned, full-bodied fiction with a vengeance. They do not make novels like this very much any more; John Casey deserves gratitude for being stubborn and talented enough to do so and succeed. TIME
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Nat'l book award winner. Full-bodied fiction!


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