By William Durbin,Barbara Durbin
When 13-year-old Ben Ward left university to paintings together with his Pa in a logging camp, a iciness of peeling potatoes and atmosphere tables wasn’t the journey he had in brain. nonetheless, come spring, he indicators up for the log force together with his pal Nevers, wishing the pinnacle prepare dinner at the wanigan (the floating prepare dinner shack) should be a person except his crabby Pa. destiny, with a wink, complies, and dad quits—only to get replaced by means of an individual a ways worse: Pete Sardman, aka previous Sard, a cantankerous personality whole with a greasy apron, a watch patch, one deaf ear, and lots to say.
Luckily, there’s additionally the remainder of the crew—a colourful, occasionally outrageous corporation of guys. jointly Ben and Nevers undergo freezing climate, harmful rapids, logjams, storms and floods, and a few gripping tall stories, alongside the best way studying approximately going surfing the river and an entire lot extra approximately life.
Taking up the place Blackwater Ben left off, Dead Man’s Rapids returns to the north woods of Minnesota within the past due 19th century, and with heat, humor, and a focus to ancient aspect engages readers either younger and old.
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