* Before The Wind by Jim Lynch

Before the Wind is the saga of a family of boat builders and sometimes racers that starts with a stunning description of the set of characters — and then becomes sadly becalmed, and while the daughter seems able to move sailboats without wind, her power does not extend to the narrative. If you are a sailing enthusiast, it might work for you. Otherwise, despite the many adventures of the family, ranging from international wildlife smuggling to organic farming to high-level mathematics to extreme boat repairs, save your precious reading time for something else.


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