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The Crow's Nest

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THE CROW'S NEST is a tale of high adventure, as seen through the eyes of Will Anchor and his sister, Sara, ages 11 and 13, as they set out by canoe on a dangerous mission to find help for their ailing mother. The year is 2049 and their home is in the drowned and abandoned city of New Orleans. Water levels, worldwide, have risen to unprecedented levels. Civilization, as we know it, has been brought to its knees, yet life struggles on, with promise for the future.

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Overview

THE CROW'S NEST is a tale of high adventure, as seen through the eyes of Will Anchor and his sister, Sara, ages 11 and 13, as they set out by canoe on a dangerous mission to find help for their ailing mother. The year is 2049 and their home is in the drowned and abandoned city of New Orleans. Water levels, worldwide, have risen to unprecedented levels. Civilization, as we know it, has been brought to its knees, yet life struggles on, with promise for the future.

This story depicts an environmental disaster that some scientists predict may actually come to pass. This story is a timely, upbeat, and wholesome adventure. It is a down-to-earth odyssey that takes many twists and turns, is intensely realistic, and very exciting. This book breaks new ground and has appeal for all ages.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595475902
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/27/2007
  • Pages: 164
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles Parker is a retired professional engineer. He is a WWII veteran, avid camper, and retired sheep farmer. THE CROW'S NEST draws upon his life experience as a canoeist, and outdoorsman. Mr. Parker lives with his wife in Robbinsville, New Jersey. Mr. Parker's first book of adventure was FIRESIDE STORIES. Charles Parker received an honorable mention in the young adult category of the 2010 Green Book festival in Los Angeles, CA. This is an annual competition honoring books that contribute "to greater understanding of the changing world environment."
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