Synopses & Reviews
In this collection of stories L. M. Montgomery captures the haunting beauty and drama of living on Prince Edward Island surrounded by the sea. Ernest Hughes, a courageous young boy who with his dog is caught in changing tides; twelve-year-old Mary Margaret, who must row through a snowstorm to keep the lighthouse light burning; Nora, who dreams of escaping New York and retuming to her harbor home; and Ethel Lennox, who reconciles with her estranged fiance during a storm at sea, are some of the heartwarming characters linked by their love of the sea whom L.M. Montgomery readers will cherish.
Table of Contents
Introduction -- The magical bond of the sea -- The life-book of Uncle Jesse -- Mackereling out in the gulf -- Fair exchange and no robbery -- Natty of Blue Point -- The light on the Big Dipper -- An adventure on Island Rock -- How Don was saved -- A soul that was not at home -- Four Winds -- A sandshore wooing -- The unhappiness of Miss Farquhar -- A strayed allegiance -- The waking of Helen -- Young Si -- A house divided against itself -- Editorial note -- Acknowledgments -- Other books by L.M. Montgomery.