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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  - Jae Bill - Goodreads

This book. Oh this book. Actually it was very interesting. I'd even say it was good. Better than good it was great. The ending is what killed the love I nearly felt for this book. It wasn't that the ... Read full review

Review: When Captain Flint Was Still a Good Man

User Review  - Goodreads

Nick Dybek's novel When Captain Flint Was Still A Good Man is deeply intriguing and will keep readers captivated in this novel's tale of a boy named Cal. This novel would be enjoyed by anyone seeking ... Read full review

Review: When Captain Flint Was Still a Good Man

User Review  - Sofia - Goodreads

Nick Dybek's novel When Captain Flint Was Still A Good Man is deeply intriguing and will keep readers captivated in this novel's tale of a boy named Cal. This novel would be enjoyed by anyone seeking ... Read full review

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