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The Little Summer of St. Luke: Maggie Doris Dix Caruso

The Little Summer of St. Luke: Maggie

Doris Dix Caruso

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The beautiful story of Maggie, wise beyond her years, tells of her life and her loves.It transports the reader to the mystical Isle of Skye, Scotland, where she is raised until her sixteenth year and then on to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Halifax, NovaMoreThe beautiful story of Maggie, wise beyond her years, tells of her life and her loves.It transports the reader to the mystical Isle of Skye, Scotland, where she is raised until her sixteenth year and then on to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Halifax, Nova Scotia, New Bedford, Massachusetts and finally Philadelphia.When Maggie encounters the captain of a whaling ship in her seventeenth year, an unforgettable love story of immense proportions unfolds. Whales and whaling are a vital portion of this historical work taking place in the late 1800s. Maggies keen intellect will delight and intrigue you. This moving story, tells of her deepest beliefs in the fate that makes her the person others cherish. Her character will win your heart. The novel is true to the historical facts of whaling, diverse settings and the time period in which it takes place.The author has visited all of these locations to give a true picture for the reader.From the cottage life on Skye to the grandeur of the growing city of Philadelphia, this book will take you on a sleigh ride, the term used when the whale dives deeply into icy waters with the six man crew pulled along in their small craft by the whales mighty force.Happy Reading!A note: This novel has a sequel titled The Rowan Tree. This work will follow in only a months time to be added to both Kindle and in print, thereby telling you the rest of Maggies story. DDC.