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O'Dell, Scott
New York : Ballantine, 1984
IL YA RL 6.0
ISBN 0449702901
Alexandra is a junior in high school. When her dad dies, her grandfather has an idea they can make it as sponge divers. The summer proves interesting as Spyros Stavaronas, captain of a successful shrimp boat, wines and dines her on the high seas. What does he really want, and why does the new sponge buyer, Kanarsis, pay them twice as much as other buyers for their haul? Things get harder to sort out when her sister gets engaged to Spyros. The danger isn't all underwater.
SUBJECTS:     Sponge fisheries -- Fiction
                        Greek Americans -- Fiction
                        Grandfathers -- Fiction
                        Florida -- Fiction


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