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Life along the
South Carolina coast offers an abundance of wildlife and
Ten-year-old Rhett Gingyard and eleven-year-old Gaffney Dorn
live on The Barony. Rhett's father serves as
superintendent and Gaff's father as game warden. This
story takes place around 1947.
Dubbed "the crab boys" by folks living in the region, the
two friends face adventure and danger as they confront
copperheads, wild boars, hungry octopus tentacles, the
incredible trap-like claws of the stone crab, rising tides,
and sunken Civil War blockade runners. While eavesdropping
on a conversation between estate owner John Blackhall and
General George Marshall about the atomic bomb, the boys
decide just what they'll do with their newfound treasure.
engaging, compelling stories are based on real life events
from the WPA narratives.
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