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The bestselling author's sequel to The Hungry Ocean--a fast- paced account of her return to swordfishing

Linda Greenlaw hadn't been bluewater fishing for ten years- not since the events chronicled in the books The Perfect Storm and The Hungry Ocean-but when her lobster traps aren't paying off, her truck is on its last gasp, and the bills are piling up, she decides to take a friend up on his offer and captain a boat for a season of swordfishing. A decade older, and with family responsibilities, she's a different person heading out to sea, but any reluctance is quickly tempered by the magnetic lure of adventure. And the adventures begin almost immediately: The ship turns out to be rusty and ancient, and even with a crew of four Greenlaw is faced with technical challenges. There are the expected complexities of longline fishing and the nuances of reading the weather. Her greatest challenge, however, comes when the boat's lines inadvertently drift into Canadian waters and Greenlaw is thrown in jail.

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 fate step in. Seaworthy is a compelling narrative about a person setting her own terms and finding her true self between land and water.

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Linda Greenlaw hadn't been bluewater fishing for ten years — not since the events chronicled in The Perfect Storm and The 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 land and water.

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ISBN:
9781410426840
Author:
Greenlaw, Linda
Publisher:
Thorndike Press
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Greenlaw, Linda
Subject:
Swordfish fishing
Subject:
Biography - General
Large Print:
Y
Series:
Thorndike Nonfiction
Publication Date:
20100631
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
363
Dimensions:
8.50x5.50x1.20 in. 1.05 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Linda Greenlaw hadn't been bluewater fishing for ten years — not since the events chronicled in The Perfect Storm and The 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 land and water.
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