Cappy Ricks or The Subjugation of Matt Peasley
Cappy Ricks or The Subjugation of Matt Peasley Author:Peter B. Kyne Have you ever been on the inside of a million dollar proposition? Have you ever met men who think in four figures where most people are talking nickels? Do you know that some of these million dollar men are real human beings,-- that there is a hunger in their old age for the young man with that "get results" stuff in him that made their own mi... more »llions possible?
This novel is the story of such a man, old Cappy Ricks, and of Matt Peasley, the boy he tried to break because he knew the acid test was good for his soul.
It is not a sea story. It is about men who make the sea pay, of the big navigation companies, of the fortunes that are made and lost in charters, of the big steel elevators, and the busy mills of Puget Sound, and it is a thoroughly "live" story from start to finish.« less