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The Plover

Brian Doyle

Hardcover

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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (5/12/2014)
Paperback (3/31/2015)
MP3 CD (5/13/2014)
MP3 CD (5/13/2014)
Compact Disc (5/13/2014)
Compact Disc (5/13/2014)
Compact Disc (5/13/2014)
Hardcover (4/8/2014)

April 2014 Indie Next List

“A solitary sea journey for an epically disillusioned man named Declan O'Donnell evolves into a rousing adventure tale in Doyle's The Plover. O'Donnell's small boat becomes the refuge of a number of unexpected -- and largely unwelcome -- passengers, all of them anxious to leave their former lives bobbing in the ship's wake. Lyrical and literate, this novel is as much a love story dedicated to the sea as it is an exciting and ultimately moving human drama.”
— Alden Graves, Northshire Bookstore, Manchester Center, VT
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Description

Declan O Donnell has sailed out of Oregon and deep into the vast, wild ocean, having finally had enough of other people and their problems. He will go it alone, he will be his own country, he will be beholden to and beloved of no one. No man is an island, my butt, he thinks. I am that very man . . .

Center Point, 9781628991567, 367pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2014