By Sidney Poitier
A toddler is born with a coin in her hand. An orphan crafts a mysterious wood item. The CEO of a giant company reveals himself less than amazing strain at paintings and at domestic. And on a distant hilltop on a Caribbean island, a drugs guy turns out to appreciate the that means of these kind of occasions and to carry the foremost to the future.
Montaro Caine, CEO of the Fitzer company, is wasting regulate of the corporate he equipped simply as his teenage daughter is experiencing her personal problems. At this second of situation, a guy and lady seem at his place of work with a coin of unknown provenance, composed of a steel unknown on the earth. Montaro instantly acknowledges it because the better half of a coin he analyzed as a graduate scholar operating in a lab at MIT, which used to be later lower back to its unidentified proprietor. The coin's visual appeal attracts the eye of scientists, creditors, financiers, and thieves, all of whom vie to get their arms on it, and Montaro himself hopes that the invention of the coin will shop his corporation. however the worth of the coin lies no longer in its financial worthy yet in its carry at the those who come into touch with it. those comprise the younger lady who's now not conscious of the article that was once present in her hand at delivery; an previous guy who, as a boy, crafted a wood compact as a present for a tender Montaro Caine; and the elusive healer Matthew Perch, who, from his hut on a small Caribbean island, is aware accurately why those humans were introduced jointly and what knowledge the coin imparts.
In his first novel, the loved actor and director Sidney Poitier takes us on a wild and unforeseen event - from long island to Europe to the Caribbean and past. the unconventional bargains Poitier's heartfelt message concerning the strength each one folks has inside of ourselves, and approximately being open to the chance that there are mysteries within the universe, and the following on the earth, some distance more than we will be able to think. a charming trip into the magic of lifestyles, Montaro Caine is a radiant debut from an American legend.
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