Item description for Pelican Watch by Rose Senehi...
Nicky Sullivan nurses injured animals...but now she'ss going to heal herself. She flees to a South Carolina barrier island and discovers a kindred spirit in Mac Moultrie, a salty retired fisherman. They ease into a leisure routine of shrimping in the marsh
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6" Height: 9" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Jan 15, 2007
Publisher Ingalls Pub/High Country
ISBN 1932158804 ISBN13 9781932158809
Availability 0 units.
More About Rose Senehi
"Dancing on Rocks" is Rose Senehi's seventh novel, and the fourth that takes place in the southern Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Her previous novel, "Render Unto the Valley", was awarded a 2012 IPPY Gold Medal as the Best Fiction Southeast. "In the Shadows of Chimney Rock" was nominated for the 2009 SIBA Book Award as the Best in Southern Literature. Senehi moved from Upstate New York in 1996 to Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, where she wrote "Pelican Watch, Windfall", and "Shadows in the Grass". She spent two years writing and researching the history of the North Carolina village of Chimney Rock so she could weave historically accurate details into this portrait of the iconic mountain community where she now lives.
Rose Senehi currently resides in Chimney Rock, in the state of South Carolina.
Reviews - What do customers think about Pelican Watch?
GREAT READING Dec 8, 2006
I was drawn to the book because of the S. Carolina stetting and I got far more out this story than I expected. Pelican Watch had me glued from the beginning. The characters reminded me of people I've known and I'm sure most people can relate to. In very few words the writer was able to bring deep and sensitive aspects of one's personality to life. Her style of writing is unique, fast and very literary. Having visited the restored homes in Savanah made me realize the passion that must have gone into the restoration. The murder kept me in suspense and the circumstances made me wonder if it really happened. I'll look forward to her next book.
Pelican Watch Oct 16, 2006
Rose Senehi is an amazingly descriptive writer. Her knack for giving haunting details practically puts you in the room with the characters. I was enraptured from the prologue. This is a wonderfully complex story that includes elements of mystery, romance, family heritage, and self discovery set in an area rich with Southern culture. I would recommend this book to anyone.
Great Beach Read May 16, 2006
Im not much of a reader myself b/c it has always been hard for me to get into books. But I picked up this book one day at a local book store in Pawleys Island, SC and boy was I suprised. I def. recommend this to anyone ! it has mistery, a spicey love story, well drawn out characters, well... it has it all : ) I highly recomend this book !! I would call it one of thoose "must reads" .. coming from a girl thats doesnt really take the time to read a book ... that means alot ; ) believe me !
Wonderful Read Nov 12, 2004
This is a wonderful story exemplifying how our lives can positively impact others and how these relationships affect, and also change, us. The author provides us this experience through the characters in Pelican Watch.
Nicky understands she is free from the burdens of responsibility for others and no longer feels guilty to independently live her own life. Tripp realizes he can actually love another person and not be centered on himself and his heritage. Mac comes to see his strengths after running away from them most of his life because of a teenage tragedy. Cheryl becomes confident that her roots are very important to her happiness and existence. Others too find ways to make their lives more meaningful.
The setting is truly the Deep South. Customs, environment and attitudes all overlap to give the reader a genuine feeling of another time and place, but still, not so very long ago. The story provides interesting and accurate information tied together with an excitement and tempo that keeps one eager to read the next chapter. Sometimes one wished there was more detail and slower transitions. However, the author gets the job done making the book an enjoyable read!
Rose Senehi's has learned her subject well, telling a complimentary story about the natives of Pawleys Island, South Carolina. There is a great deal to learn from these people who lived and matured in this part of our country.