In the fall of 1810, Eamon McGrath wakes up in the hold of a ship far out at sea. Stolen from his New England life and family, he has been shanghaied to work aboard a merchant vessel, replacing crew lost to the British Navy. As Eamon circles the globe, he survives a terrible beating, storms, and shipwreck.
Eamon’s bitterness nearly consumes him, until he finds the beauty of this planet undeniable and essential and joins the brotherhood of the sea. Profoundly changed by a journey filled with perseverance, discovery, and love, what will he find if he makes it home again?