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Before the wind / Jim Lynch.

by Lynch, Jim [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.Edition: First edition.Description: 289 pages ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780307958983; 0307958981; 9780307949356; 0307949354.Subject(s): Sailing -- Fiction | Families -- Fiction | Puget Sound (Wash.) -- Fiction | Washington (State) -- Fiction | Families | Sailing | Pacific Ocean -- Puget Sound | Washington (State)Genre/Form: Fiction. | Novels. | Novels.DDC classification: 813/.6 Summary: Growing up on the Puget Sound, the Johannssen family has sailing in their blood, but the oldest brother, Josh, is left puzzling over what caused his siblings to flee, one to Africa, the other to points unknown as a fugitive and pirate.Summary: Growing up on the Puget Sound, the Johannssen family has sailing in their blood. But Ruby left for Africa and elsewhere to do good works on land, and Bernard disappeared at sea, a fugitive and pirate. Josh, who repairs boats of all kinds in a marina south of Seattle, is pained and confused by whatever the hell went wrong with his volatile family. When the Johannssens unexpectedly reunite for the most important race in these waters, it leads to a heart-shattering revelation.
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Growing up on the Puget Sound, the Johannssen family has sailing in their blood, but the oldest brother, Josh, is left puzzling over what caused his siblings to flee, one to Africa, the other to points unknown as a fugitive and pirate.

Growing up on the Puget Sound, the Johannssen family has sailing in their blood. But Ruby left for Africa and elsewhere to do good works on land, and Bernard disappeared at sea, a fugitive and pirate. Josh, who repairs boats of all kinds in a marina south of Seattle, is pained and confused by whatever the hell went wrong with his volatile family. When the Johannssens unexpectedly reunite for the most important race in these waters, it leads to a heart-shattering revelation.

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