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Seaworthy

A Swordboat Captain Returns to the Sea

Seaworthy( )
Author: Greenlaw, Linda
ISBN:978-1-4104-2684-0
Publication Date:Jun 2010
Publisher:Thorndike Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $32.95
Book Description:

Linda Greenlaw hadn't been bluewater fishing for ten years -- not since the events chronicled inThe Perfect StormandThe Hungry Ocean-- when she decided to captain a friend's boat for a season of swordfishing. Capturing the moment-by-moment details of her journey, Greenlaw tells a story about human nature and the nature around us, about learning what can be controlled and when to let go, in a compelling narrative about a person setting her own terms and finding her true self between...
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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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