Outer Banks Mysteries and Seaside Stories - Study Guide 6. Currituck Jack Summary & Analysis

Charles Harry Whedbee
This Study Guide consists of approximately 24 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Outer Banks Mysteries and Seaside Stories.
This section contains 634 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Outer Banks Mysteries and Seaside Stories Study Guide

In the days of the American Revolution, the British navy makes things hard for the colonists by setting up a blockade around certain ports, so that the people of Boston have very little access to supplies. In North Carolina, a Quaker named Caleb White wants to do something to help. It is against their religious beliefs for Quakers to participate in violent activity, so Caleb helps the war effort by building a small, fast ship to run supplies past the blockade. The ship, which is painted completely black so that she can sneak around undetected at night, is called the Polly. When the Polly is finished, Caleb, his relative Sam, and a slave named Jack load her up with supplies and head up the Atlantic coast toward Boston.

By a coincidence, the Polly happens to come into contact with the Fame, a British warship. For...

(read more from the 6. Currituck Jack Summary)

This section contains 634 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Outer Banks Mysteries and Seaside Stories Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Outer Banks Mysteries and Seaside Stories from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.