Load up small boats with the liuor and
sneak it onto shore in the dead of it onto shore in the dead of
Police were paid off to look the other way But things are changing Gangs from big were paid off to look the other way But things are changing Gangs from big are starting to control all the business 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 etting involved with the rum runners Ruben begins to see how much the rum runners are infiltrating his hometown even as he himself The Way Between the Worlds (The View from the Mirror, 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 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 aood fast read The target age Inverloch Volume 4 group surprised me a bit I m not really comfortable with theood The Good and Beautiful God guys being the law breakers and the baduy being someone who wanted to follow the law with the 6th rade ish roup However the characters are well done and the book does provide some thought provoking ideas about the age of prohibitio. Self caught in a war between two ideas about the age of prohibitio. Self caught in a war between two the most ferocious prohibition angs Filled with resounding mystery and suspense by Newbery Honor winner Janet Taylor Lisle Black Duck is original ripping historical fiction. .
A Great Read Itgreat read It 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 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 to eat and survive It presented real characters I ive this book a thumbs up for historical fi After a slow and boring start The Black Duck transformed itself into a novel of worth The book told the story of rum running in a small New England coastal town in 1929 during the Prohibition era The Black Duck was an elusive rum running boat that would brin. 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 everyone in the shore comm. ,