9780143119562

Seaworthy : A Swordboat Captain Returns to the Sea

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  • ISBN13:

    9780143119562

  • ISBN10:

    0143119567

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/28/2011
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA
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Summary

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 Stormand The Hungry Oceanthat 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 reflection, Seaworthyrecounts her return to the beautiful and deadly Grand Banks -from the nuances of reading weather and the complexities of longline fishing to the surprise of landing in jail for crossing into Canadian waters. The result is both a wild ride and a memorable look at one woman's struggle to define her own limits.

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