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The plover : a novel

Author: Brian Doyle
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A compelling, marvelous novel by the acclaimed author of Mink River Declan O Donnell has left Oregon aboard his boat, the Plover, to escape the life that's so troubled him on land. He sets course west into the Pacific in search of solitude. Instead, he finds a crew, each in search of something themselves, and what at first seems a lonely sea voyage becomes a rapturous, heartfelt celebration of life's surprising  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sea stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Doyle
ISBN: 9781250034779 1250034779
OCLC Number: 846545343
Notes: Map on lining papers.
"A novel"--Jacket.
Description: 311 pages : illustrations, map, music ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Brian Doyle.

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Declan O Donnell has left Oregon aboard his boat, the Plover, to escape the life that's so troubled him on land. He sets course west into the Pacific in search of solitude.  Read more...

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"The Plover "is about beauty, loneliness, the mysteries of the sea, albatrosses, an unforgettable young girl, language, healing, and love. And plenty more. Brian Doyle writes with Melville's humor, Read more...

 
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