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Seaworthy: A Swordboat Captain Returns to the Sea

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Title: Seaworthy: A Swordboat Captain Returns to the Sea
Author: Greenlaw, Linda
ISBN: 9780670021925
Publisher: Viking
Published: 2010
Binding: Regular Hardback
Language: English
Condition: Used: Very Good
Clean, unmarked copy with some edge wear. Good binding. Dust jacket included if issued with one. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.

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Publisher Description:

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.