Of Sea and Cloud

By Jon Keller
Tyrus Books, 2015, 320 pages, $15.99


Jon Keller studied creative writing at UM as an undergraduate and later returned as an adjunctprofessor after earning his M.F.A. in fiction at Boise State University. Then he went to Maine andfound a job working on a lobster boat. He gradually realized he had a privileged view into a cultureand livelihood that few outsiders see. He wrote numerous articles about the economics and politics of commercial fisheries and then this novel. It tells the story of two men raised by theirfather to be lobstermen faced with life-altering decisions about their family’s legacy after theirfather is lost at sea and the price of lobster crashes worldwide.

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