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The Plover (Compact Disc)

Brian Doyle

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Title: The Plover (Compact Disc)

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Declan O Donnell has sailed out of Oregon and deep into the vast, wild ocean, having had just finally 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... But the galaxy soon presents him with a string of odd, entertaining, and dangerous passengers, who become companions of every sort and stripe. The Plover is the story of their adventures and misadventures in the immense blue country one of their company calls Pacifica. Hounded by a mysterious enemy, reluctantly acquiring one new resident after another, Declan O Donnell's lonely boat is eventually crammed with humor, argument, tension, and a resident herring gull. Brian Doyle's The Plover is a sea novel, a maritime adventure, the story of a cold man melting, a compendium of small miracles, an elegy to Edmund Burke, a watery quest, a battle at sea-and a rapturous, heartfelt celebration of life's surprising paths, planned and unplanned.

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Brian Doyle (1956-2017) was the longtime editor of Portland Magazine at the University of Portland, in Oregon. His work includes six collections of essays, two nonfiction books, a short story collection, and the novels Mink River, The Plover, Chicago, and The Adventures of John Carson in Several Quarters of the World.

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