Young man and the sea

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Scholastic Inc., 2005 - Fathers and sons - 190 pages
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After his mother's death, twelve-year-old Skiff Beaman decides that it is up to him to earn money to take care of himself and his father, so he undertakes a dangerous trip alone out on the ocean off the coast of Maine to try to catch a huge bluefin tuna.

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Review: The Young Man and the Sea (After Words)

User Review  - Christophers - Goodreads

The book young man and the sea is about a boy named skiff whose dads boat sinks. In order to pay for repairs he tries lobstering, but when his traps are cut he decides to try his hand at catching tuna ... Read full review

Review: The Young Man and the Sea (After Words)

User Review  - Yasmina Walker - Goodreads

A coming of age story set in present day, Rhode Island. Skif has several obstacles to overcome. First his father can't cope with the death of his wife(Skif's mother). Secondly, Skif has to find a way ... Read full review


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