A bridge to wiseman's cove (1996) is a novel by australian author james moloney the novel features the life of a 15-year-old boy, carl matt, and his dysfunctional family , who begin to suffer from physical and emotional problems after his mother's disappearance. Wiseman’s cove describe the two barges one of the barges was red but was mostly covered in rust and it had ‘a bridge to wiseman’s cove written along its side.
Overall, a bridge to wiseman's cove is a decent book that would bore most teenagers but would entertain most adults the characters are written very well and conveyed in a way that will pull you in until you have finished the book.
I really enjoyed a bridge to wiseman's cove it was a school book, but it was a great story it talks about stereotypes in society and has simple lives weaved together to create a story. Carl matt is a 15 year old boy who has had to deal with some pretty unfair situations, but he is definitely not the only one in the novel to face life changing events.
A bridge to wiseman’s cove, by james moloney is a novel about a young man named carl matt it goes through all the difficulties he faces during his life on wattle beach. Wiseman’s cove chapter 12 the duncan’s lived at wiseman’s cove on bede island you had to go across by barge there was no bridge there were 2 barges in competition with each other a modern one called “wattle lady” and an older one called “a bridge to wiseman’s cove.
'a bridge to wisemans cove' tells the tale of i remember feeling underwhelmed, having never really enjoyed a book that was school-appointed little did i know i would still be thinking about this one seven years later. A bridge to wiseman’s cove by james moloney essay and chapter by chapter synopsis of the book chapters 1-20 justine chapter 21 harley is baking another cake with joy so carl goes into the lounge room and starts talking with justine she tells him he should talk with maddie and not be shy.
Wiseman's cove 1 the yellow barge is described as 'more modern' it is painted a glossy yellow with green racing stripes and lettering spelling out it's name, wattle lady the other barge is a faded red, it had streak of rust from its well-use it didn't appear to have a name other than under the rust the words 'a bridge to wiseman's cove' could be read. Carl matt - even his name mocks him the people of wattle beach do their best to grind him under footwhy are the matts such pariahs the answer lies in wiseman's cove, a short ride across the strait where carl finds refuge in the most unlikely place wiseman's cove has been waiting for carl - waiting a long time.