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WHEN CAPTAIN FLINT WAS STILL A GOOD MAN

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

In Dybek's debut novel, Cal Bollings makes a choice, and beyond wisdom and morality, he chooses loyalty. Fifteen-year-old Cal, son of Henry and Donna, lives on a rain-soaked Loyalty Island on the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Henry is captain of the Bering Sea crab boat Laurentide. Donna, who stays at home on Seachase Lane, was a California New Age dabbler and a teacher. One day Donna set out on an ... Read full review

Review: When Captain Flint was Still a Good Man

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

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 ... Read full review

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Review: When Captain Flint Was Still a Good Man

User Review  - Bradley - Goodreads

This book was a jaw dropper. I could hardly put it down. It's set in Washington State, in a town practically owned by one man. But this man dies and his heir is anything but welcome in the community ... Read full review

Review: When Captain Flint Was Still a Good Man

User Review  - Goodreads

This book was a jaw dropper. I could hardly put it down. It's set in Washington State, in a town practically owned by one man. But this man dies and his heir is anything but welcome in the community ... Read full review

Review: When Captain Flint Was Still a Good Man

User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

sorta kinda a good summer read but might have edited down Read full review

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