Tara Marconi has made her way from Philadelphia to "the Rock," a remote island in Alaska governed by the seasons. Her mother's death left her unmoored, with a seemingly impassable rift between her and her father. But in this majestic, rugged frontier she works her way up the commercial fishing ladder-from hatchery assistant all the way to king crabber. Disciplined from years as a young boxer, she learns anew what it means to work, to connect, and-through...
Following their mother's death in the Covid-19 pandemic, twelve-year-old twins Nicky and Josie move with their father to an isolated island in Alaska, where Nicky embraces her new life, learning about the forests from her cousin, but Josie seems determined to turn herself into a radical environmentalist, with little consideration for the people on the island and the economic woes the pandemic has caused.