The Old Man and the Sea
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This book takes place in the past and is about an old man
that loves fishing in the Gulf Stream. The old man was a thin
with deep wrinkles in the back of his neck and had scars on
his hands from handling the fishing rope. He taught this young
boy how to fish and the boy loved him. He even brought him
fishing many times. But the past 84 days the old man had not
caught one fish. After 40 days of not catching anything the
boy left and fished on another boat. The boy still loved him
and brought him food and fresh bait to fish. The old man and
the boy always talked about baseball because they both
enjoyed it. One day, the old man was out on the water
fishing. The weather was beautiful, the currents were perfect,
and he saw all birds flying over the water. He knew he had
to catch a nice fish today. He saw one of his poles have a
jerk so he pulled it in and it was a bonita fish, which he was
goin to use for a nice piece of bait later in the day. The day
progressed and he saw a real big jerk on the pole. He
jumped up and held it, but the fish was not hooked yet. A
couple more jerks he felt, but the fish was not taking it.
Finally the fish did and he could feel that it had to be a fish of
enormous size. He could not pull it up because it was so
strong. He had to hold onto it until the fish was tired and
decided to come up. Then when it would come up, he would
take his harpoon and stab it in the heart so it would die. This
fish was taking all the strength out of him and it was pulling
his skiff farther and farther out. Now he wished that the boy
was here with him to help him pull it up. It was 3 days later
until he finally got the fish to jump out of the water. When it
did he saw that it was the biggest marlin he ever saw. To
regain strength and pull the fish in, he had to eat the bonita
that he caught. He ate all of it and it helped his hand that was
cut from the rope. The fish was now gettin tired and almost
by the boat. It started circling the boat and when it was close
enough, he stabbed it in the heart and killed it. He was so
amazed of the size of

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