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Seaworthy

A Swordboat Captain Returns to the Sea

Seaworthy( )
Author: Greenlaw, Linda
ISBN:978-0-14-311956-2
Publication Date:Jun 2011
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

America's only female swordfish boat captain returns with this long- awaited follow-up to the bestselling The Hungry Ocean. After the exploits recounted in The Perfect Storm and The Hungry Ocean that made her a sensation, Linda Greenlaw took a ten- year hiatus from blue-water fishing. When an old friend offered her a captaincy on his swordboat, Greenlaw ditched her mounting bills and headed for the sea. Full of adventure and thought-provoking...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Transportation / Ships & Shipbuilding / General
History / Canada / General
Travel / Canada / Atlantic Provinces (Nb, Nl, Ns, Pe)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.4 x 8 x 0.67 Inches
Book Weight:0.475 Pounds
Author Biography
Greenlaw, Linda (Author)
Linda Greenlaw studied English and government at Colby College. During the summer after her freshman year, she became a cook and deckhand on the fishing boat Walter Leeman. She continued working on the boat during free time and vacations, and after graduating from college in 1983. She became a swordfish captain in 1986. She was featured in the book and film The Perfect Storm.

She has written several books including the nonfiction works The Hungry Ocean, The Lobster Chronicles, All Fishermen Are Liars, and Seaworthy: A Swordfish Boat Captain Returns to the Sea as well as a cookbook entitled Recipes from a Very Small Island and two mystery novels entitled Slipknot and Fisherman's Bend. She won the U.S. Maritime Literature Award in 2003 and the New England Book Award for nonfiction in 2004.

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