The Kinsman

The Kinsman The Kinsman is an adventure of great proportion as well as one of audacious success where the impossible odds are a million to one It is a drama wherein the ancient atrocious debasement of humanity

  • Title: The Kinsman
  • Author: Gardner McKay
  • ISBN: 9781883684327
  • Page: 110
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Kinsman is an adventure of great proportion, as well as one of audacious success, where the impossible odds are a million to one It is a drama wherein the ancient, atrocious debasement of humanity is confronted and defeated It is a visually stunning tale of the richest, most beautiful sport on earth It is a love story of great contrast It is the story of a wealthy,The Kinsman is an adventure of great proportion, as well as one of audacious success, where the impossible odds are a million to one It is a drama wherein the ancient, atrocious debasement of humanity is confronted and defeated It is a visually stunning tale of the richest, most beautiful sport on earth It is a love story of great contrast It is the story of a wealthy, divided family And of a spoiled brat named Charles Rutledge, who discovers that his manhood is alive and well and living inside him.

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    1. This book introduced me to Mr. McKay. I had no idea he and I had spent two decades on the same Hawaiian island, never having met in the same idyllic seas, he on his sailboat and me on my surfboard. I imagine I may have once spotted his sails full of a brisk tradewind off of Diamond Head that textured my waves as well as his with the same magical thrill, the same shared space in paradise. Yet, we never formally met, until I read The Kinsman. There I found his conversation quite witty, his storyte [...]

    2. Rwandan genocide and the America's Cup combine in this "fairy-tale" with a strong moral message. Wouldn't it be great if this could really happen?!! Loved the story and the sailing race descriptions are excellent.

    3. One of the most gifted storytelling authors I have ever read!McKay, whose own life was one of early money, sailing and adventures, grabs your attention from the very beginning and with short quick chapters takes you from genocide in Africa to the mansions of old money in Rhode Island and eventually to the waters off New Zealand and the struggle for the America's Cup. This is the adventurous story of a spoiled young man who has been given everything and it means nothing to him. It's only when he [...]

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