This book is somewhat uneven...interesting plot, but then long passages relating the feelings of the main character. Read morePublished 20 days ago by S L Mott
There are aspects of this work that are beautifully realized, descriptive, evocative, and very well crafted. and I really can't judge the entire plot because I stopped reading it. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Runner
Spartina received the National Book Award when it was published in 1989. It deals a lot with one great American literary theme: class. Read morePublished 5 months ago by James W. Fonseca
This is a really enjoyable book, especially if you are familiar with the Rhode Island area and life by the ocean. You can pick it up used at a great price! Worth reading. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Melissa D.
This book will put you in a bad mood. The main character is a grouch and a malcontent. Despite what the back cover says, he is not a kind man, Sensitive is dubious. Read morePublished 16 months ago by puzzleman
This is a beautifully written story. It is not a page turner it is a well developed book where you really get to know the characters. You will enjoy the window into Mr. Read morePublished 23 months ago by WW Review
As a former (you never get it out of your system) Swamp Yankee, I definitely laughed at these characters. I KNOW them. Otherwise, the story wasn't terribly compelling. Read morePublished on August 3, 2013 by Paul M. Bauer
When Casey is dealing with boats, the sea, and commercial fishing he's excellent, and Spartina is a very good, if not exactly engrossing, novel. Read morePublished on August 3, 2013 by J. J. Lisandrillo