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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 f...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780394500980
ISBN-10: 0394500989
Publication Date: 6/17/1989
Pages: 375
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4.6 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: Knopf
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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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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