Nick Dybek - When Captain Flint Was Still a Good Man

04/24/2012 7:00 pm

Nick Dybek will read from and discuss his novel When Captain Flint Was Still a Good Man.

About When Captain Flint...:

Every fall, the men of Loyalty Island sail from the Olympic Peninsula up to the Bering Sea to spend the winter catching king crab. Their dangerous occupation keeps food on the table but constantly threatens to leave empty seats around it.

To Cal, Alaska remains as mythical and mysterious as Treasure Island, and the stories his father returns with are as mesmerizing as those he once invented about Captain Flint before he turned pirate. But while Cal is too young to accompany his father, he is old enough to know that everything depends on the fate of those few boats thousands of miles to the north. He is also old enough to feel the tension between his parents over whether he will follow in his father's footsteps. And old enough to wonder about his mother's relationship with John Gaunt, owner of the fleet.

Book List
$26.95
ISBN-13: 9781594488092
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Riverhead Hardcover, 4/2012

Location: 
Street:
57th Street Books
Additional:
1301 E. 57th Street
City:
Chicago
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Province:
Illinois
Postal Code:
60637-1507
Country:
United States

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