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Sailor Twain: Or, the Mermaid in the Hudson Cover Image
By Mark Siegel, Mark Siegel (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781596439269
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: First Second - March 4th, 2014

This is a hauntingly melancholic tail (get it??) about the nature of desire wrapped in history and placed upon the Hudson River. We follow the captain of a steamboat as he discovers a wounded and mostly mute mermaid on board. Secretly nursing her back to health, his relationship with the delicate creature takes an otherworldly turn. Illustrated in the softest of charcoals, this sweetly somber story is great for a drizzly day with a cup of tea.