Hull Creek: A Novel of the Maine Coast

Hull Creek A Novel of the Maine Coast Troy Hull has troubles After the death of his parents he left college to take up his family s traditional lobster fi shing life Now thanks to poor fi shing a misguided second mortgage and the chan

  • Title: Hull Creek: A Novel of the Maine Coast
  • Author: Jim Nichols
  • ISBN: 9780892729265
  • Page: 468
  • Format: ebook
  • Troy Hull has troubles After the death of his parents, he left college to take up his family s traditional lobster fi shing life Now, thanks to poor fi shing, a misguided second mortgage, and the changing nature of his hometown, Troy fi nds himself faced with the loss of that life As a former highschool classmate turned banker tells him This isn t a fi sherman s town aTroy Hull has troubles After the death of his parents, he left college to take up his family s traditional lobster fi shing life Now, thanks to poor fi shing, a misguided second mortgage, and the changing nature of his hometown, Troy fi nds himself faced with the loss of that life As a former highschool classmate turned banker tells him This isn t a fi sherman s town any Indeed, soaring property values have made it increasingly a haven for land speculators, wealthy summer residents, and tax sheltered retirees, and Troy s home just off the harbor on a quiet stretch of Hull Creek is exactly the sort of property these newcomers covet So Troy must decide whether to join his friend on an illegal path to solvency or let the straight andnarrow take him from his beloved home Hull Creek is a timely tale of change on the coast of Maine and the challenges it brings to the men who still seek their livelihood from the sea.

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