By Carol Newman Cronin
Oliver returns!The personality we got here to like in Oliver’s shock reveals himself on Cape Cod aboard his grandfather’s boat, the loved “Surprise” as an immense typhoon threatens to make landfall. In 1954, typhoon Carol’s wrath used to be felt from the Carolinas to Maine, and in Boston, she blew down the spire of the historical outdated North Church. Her destruction used to be so whole that the identify won't ever back be used; Carol used to be the 1st Atlantic typhoon identify in historical past to be retired. once more, younger readers see New England coastal heritage throughout the eyes of our intrepid Oliver, now a pro time traveller. As Carol starts off to undergo down at the sandy sea coast, Oliver needs to face his personal fears and uncertainties whereas contending with a renegade aunt and once more visitor who refuses to enable cross of contemporary niceties.
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Greg lurched down the ladder and onto the starboard settee, hands tight against his belly. Lying down, Oliver’s head stopped spinning. Opening his eyes again, he peered across the dark cabin. Greg sprawled on the opposite settee, apparently too weak to crawl up into his bunk. Further aft, the bunk was empty— not even a flowered bag. Where were Buck and Mrs. H? There weren’t many places to hide on Surprise, and he couldn’t picture them rowing ashore in the stormy dark. The ship’s clock chimed a friendly three bells—Buck must’ve fi xed it, as promised.
Haverford announced, “I will read from Father’s log. Do you know, he was in this very harbor, fi fty-five years ago today? Let me just get–” She climbed below. From the aft corner of the cockpit, Buck sighed. ” Oliver grinned. “Don’t worry. ” The familiar blue cover came up the companionway, deathgripped between Mrs. Haverford’s pink nails. Perched once again on the port cockpit seat, she licked her right index finger and paged ahead to a yellow sticky note. ” She looked around the cockpit expectantly.
Crawling down the ladder again into the cabin, Oliver inhaled carefully. Seaweed for sure, and something else that reminded him of cleaning winches at the boatyard—kerosene. And clams—ugh! His gut shifted. Hadn’t Mrs. Haverford washed the dinner dishes? He wouldn’t eat anymore of that red chowder, no matter what the Woods Hole locals said. Must put his head down—now. Crawling into his bunk, he landed on a bag of what felt like straw. And when he stretched out his feet, his duffle bag wasn’t at the forward end.
Cape Cod Surprise: Oliver Matches Wits with Hurricane Carol by Carol Newman Cronin