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Running in a small New England COASTAL TOWN IN 1929 DURING THE town in 1929 during the ra The Black Duck was an lusive rum running boat that would bring the illegal alcohol from freighters to the shore to be transported to other spots around the countryside and sold for a pretty penny The main character Ruben Hart tells his adventure and involvement in the rum running business to a young journalism student looking for
the next big story The character development is strong and your next big story The character development is strong and your strings will get plucked at the close of the novel when all loose nds are tied up in pretty little knots While the prose at times reads like a boring newspaper article the story was big nough to carry the a boring newspaper article the story was big nough to carry the through This historical fiction novel should be njoyed by anyone looking for a story of intrigue and American rebellion The setting is rich and diverse and I can still taste the sea salt on my tongue Ruben and Jeddy are best friends and in 1929 when they find a dead body on the shore they think it has to do with smuggling liuor Soon they tell Jeddy s dad the chief of police he goes to investigate it Later they find out that the dead man was smuggling liuor When liuor is illegal during the time prohibition It seems like all people in town are somehow involved smuggling so if their not actively moving alcohol their paid off to keep their mouth shut Ruben starts working at his dad s store and Jeddy s dad has him working on a chicken farm So when Ruben is kidnapped by some bootleggers who are convinced that he has something they want Jeddy doesn t ven know about it Later on one night Ruben decides to go out on the black duck and help the crew the coast guard gets tipped off by someone who describes himself as the chief of police They shoot Descartes and His Contemporaries everyone on board of the Black duck Rub When Ruben and his best friend Jeddy find a dead body on the beach in 1929 their lives change forever A weird reaction from the local lawnforcement causes Ruben to give the body some thought and he High Tide at Midnight eventually discovers that the dead man was an infamous rum runner During this time of Prohibition rum runners bought booze from Canada or the West Indies and smuggled it into the country Because the ships had to anchor in international waters rum runners would load up small boats with the liuor and sneak it onto shore in the dead of. Unity is involved Suddenly the boys find themselves involved as well Didn’t the dead man have something on him and didn’t they take it It isn’t long before Ruben is actually on the legendary Black Duck it. Wow this book was great The characters were memorable and the storyline builds up till thend that will keep you turning the pages for It s the first prohibition ra book I ve read and will not be the last Overall I recommend this to anyone interested in historical fiction and mystery tied into one You will not be disappointed Black Duck story of slaughter of rumrunners by Reneagade Coast Guard CaptianLife during Prohibition remainds me of what people are having to deal with today about certain "issuesDoes one provide for one s family and verything is black and "one provide for one s family and Deceptive Beauties everything is black and or does one look for the gray in life during troublingvents kids book This historical fiction novel was a great read It was presented as a story an old man was telling a young man in present day It presented a mystery of sorts while imparting the history of the US during prohibition It challenged the reader to think about how people were pulled in to participate in rum running Dangerous Work even though they were against it and the mob that ran things including the main characters dad his best friend and the best friends dad the sheriff It was during the depression when people were desperate just toat and survive It presented real characters I give this book a thumbs up for historical fictionI ve read her others Afternoon of the Elves2 stars and The Art of Keeping Cool2 stars and this one is by far the best David wants to become a journalist not part of his family s landscaping business All he needs is one great story to prove that journalist not part of his family s landscaping business All he needs is one great story to prove that has what it takes to be a good writer and maybe then he ll be hired as a news reporterHe finds an old man who was alive during the days of the Prohibition From this point the novel becomes the old man s story and David s story becomes a thinly applied series of intermissionsThis is a great novel I really njoyed it A neat historical fiction book to pick up for a uick readtwo notes the boy being drawn uick readTwo notes The boy being drawn the old man reminded me of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Was he drawn in as if mesmermizedAt one point the constellations Orion the Hunter the Scorpion and The Big Dipper are seen in the same night sky I don t think that is possible Maybe Orion and the Big Dipper but not Scorpio After a slow and boring start The Black Duck transformed itself into a novel of worth The book told the story of rum. When Ruben and Jed find the dead body on the Rhode Island shore they are certain it has something to do with smuggling liuor It is the 1920’s Prohibition is in full swing and almost veryone in the shore comm. Night Police were paid off to #LOOK THE OTHER WAY BUT THINGS #the other way But things changing Gangs from big cities are starting to control all the changing Gangs from big cities are starting to control all the and trying to stamp out the smaller independent bootleggers including the local team that mans a ship called The Black Duck Although Ruben and Jeddy have always been best friends Jeddy Son Of The Local Policeman Feels Conflicted About Getting Involved of the local policeman feels conflicted about getting involved the rum runners Ruben begins to see how much the rum runners are infiltrating his hometown ven as he himself gets swept up in their operations Stormbreaker meets Al Capone Does my Shorts in this historical adventure story I also liked that its subject is one I knew nothing about Ruben and Jeddy find a dead body down by the shore one day When they tell Jeddy s dad the chief of police he goes down to investigate but finds nothing the body is missing Later Ruben learns that the man they found was a liuor smuggler who had been liuidated by a powerful syndicate from the big city It s 1929 and it s illegal to make sell or drink alcohol Prohibition but a great deal of money can be made from doing all of these things on the sly It seems like all of the people in town are somehow involved in bootlegging if they re not actively moving alcohol then they re being paid off to keep their mouths shut During this time Ruben and Jeddy start drifting apart Ru The story about rumrunners off the coast of Rhode Island moved along fairly well I thought it lagged in a few spots but still it is a good fast read The target age group surprised me a bit I m not really comfortable with the good guys being the law breakers and the bad guy being someone who wanted to follow the law with the 6th grade ish group However the characters are well done and the book does provide some thought provoking ideas about the age of prohibition Easy read Childish view of rum running during Prohibition It moves along as the young people s thoughts and scapades make for a personality filled story although told by an oldster an Forgery, Replica, Fiction entire lifetime later And the writing itself has a solid locale feel and doesn t suffer from the jumpiness in transitions that these through youngyes plots normally have But it wasn t compelling and lacked layers of depth that these cabals usually suggest which would make it a higher star form of historical fiction. Self caught in a war between two of the most ferocious prohibition gangs Filled with resounding mystery and suspense by Newbery Honor winner Janet Taylor Lisle Black Duck is original gripping historical fiction.