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The Great Amphibian Michelle Richmond

The Great Amphibian

Michelle Richmond

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In this award-winning short story by the New York Times bestselling author of The Year of Fog, a pregnant woman witnesses an unsettling moment of violence at a model yacht race in Golden Gate Park. Inspired by the legend of her famousMoreIn this award-winning short story by the New York Times bestselling author of The Year of Fog, a pregnant woman witnesses an unsettling moment of violence at a model yacht race in Golden Gate Park. Inspired by the legend of her famous great-grandfather, a man of strange aquatic gifts who disappeared on Lake Michigan many decades before, she decides to commit her own act of heroism.Sometimes, strolling along the crowded downtown streets hand in hand with my father—and later, after my father had left, alone—I would watch for a thin, graying man in a drenched seersucker suit. For many years, I believed without doubt that I would one day run into him in Union Square or along the waterfront, and that he would immediately recognize me as his own, blood of his blood, granddaughter of The Great Amphibian.