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Young Man And The Sea

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 3, 2008

    Young Man against the Sea

    This is a book about a boy named Skiff who's mom is dead and father is an acholic. He doesn't get beat or anything but he is more the man of the house than his father. As school jsut ended and it's summer time and Skiff has to salvage a fisherman's boat him and his father call the Mary Rose they both use to fish, but know Skiff has to go down to the dock everyday to repair the Mary Rose that way it won't sink. But every-day as Skiff is fixing up the Mary Rose a rich kid and some other kids bully him about fixing up the Mary Rose, but Skiff know that what they say isn't. Back then Skiff father use to work with a fisherman named Mr.Woodwell helps Skiff repair the Mary Rose since his father is to depressed to . As Mr.Woodwell and Skiff salvage they put up lobster traps to catch some lobsters to rise money, but one day some bullies destory the lobster traps and the Mary Rose sunk and they need money to but a new engine. When they all throught hope was last they saw a sign saying who ever catch the bluefin tuna get 10,000. So Skiff goes out at sea to catch the bluefin tuna.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 28, 2008

    Young Man and the Sea

    This is a book about a boy who's mom is dead and father is an acholic. He doesn't get beat or anything but he is more the man of the house than his father. Then one day some bullies cut and destroy all of there lobster traps and they are in trouble. Then he hears about a huge blue gill that could help their problems forever. The reward for catching the fish is 10,000 dollars, this is where the adventure begins. He goes on for days trying to catch this fish. It has a great ending with a ton of excitment and is full of twists and turns. Will he catch the fish or be pulled into the ocean you will just have to find out.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 2, 2006

    a little sad...

    Not for people who easily cry! But do not fear, it has a good ending. Great book of integrity and character at a young age when no one else has faith in you. Well written. I applaud it.

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