Swim That Rock

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A young working-class teen fights to save his family s diner after his father is lost in a fishing-boat accident.
When his dad goes missing in a fishing-boat accident, fourteen-year-old Jake refuses to think he may have lost his father forever. But suddenly, nothing seems certain in Jake s future, and now his family s diner may be repossessed by loan sharks. In Narragansett Bay, scrabbling out a living as a quahogger isn t easy, but with the help of some local clammers, Jake is determined to work hard and earn enough money to ensure his family s security and save the diner in time. Told with cinematic suspense and a true compassion for the characters, Swim That Rock is a fast-paced coming-of-age story that beautifully and evocatively captures the essence of coastal Rhode Island life, the struggles of blue-collar family dynamics, and the dreams of one boy to come into his own."
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ISBN-13: 9780763694470
ISBN-10: 0763694479
Pagini: 304
Dimensiuni: 137 x 203 x 20 mm
Greutate: 0.27 kg


Swim That Rock is a rare catch: a brilliantly crafted, heartwarming story of friendship and family; also a page-turner full of storms, mystery, danger, mobsters and even the odd pirate. Like the New England 'quahoggers' in their novel, John Rocco and Jay Primiano know how to bring the nets in full. Humor, adventure, wonderful characters, stakes that matter, and a setting so lovingly described you can taste the salt in the air – Swim That Rock is a savory feast.
—Rick Riordan