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The Lord's Oysters : Maryland Paperback Bookshelf - Gilbert Byron

The Lord's Oysters

Maryland Paperback Bookshelf

Paperback Published: 1st February 1957
ISBN: 9780801819599
Number Of Pages: 344
For Ages: 22+ years old

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Memories of the author's youth are incorporated in a novel about the boyhood escapades of Noah Marlin, the son of a Chesapeake Bay waterman

This is literally a wonderful book. The wonder is that of a boy, Noah Marlin, growing up along the Chester River near the Chesapeake Bay. Inevitably there is something of Twain and Tarkington in his pranks, hooky-playing, and fishing. But other qualities distinctly Gilbert Byron's make the novel more than a nostalgic re-creation of an American childhood. This isn't childhood we're reading about, it's life. * Saturday Review * Crabs, perch, terrapin and frogs enter the episodes, but they are the only things fishy about this very happy sequence of a boy's growing. * New York Times Book Review *

ISBN: 9780801819599
ISBN-10: 0801819598
Series: Maryland Paperback Bookshelf
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 1st February 1957
Publisher: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.55 x 13.39  x 2.59
Weight (kg): 0.36