Seaworthy

A Swordboat Captain Returns to the Sea

by Linda Greenlaw

Hardcover, 242 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $25.95 | purchase

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Seaworthy
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A Swordboat Captain Returns to the Sea
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Linda Greenlaw

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A sequel to the best-selling The Hungry Ocean picks up 10 years after the events of The Perfect Storm and recounts how the financially strapped author accepted a job captaining a swordfishing boat, a voyage marked by the challenges of the vessel's poor condition, bad weather and an inadvertent arrest. Reprint.

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"I've never been fishless at the end of a haul back," says Linda Greenlaw (center). "My biggest day was 107 swordfish — that's huge — over 10,000 pounds of fish in one day." Dave Hiltz hide caption

itoggle caption Dave Hiltz

"I've never been fishless at the end of a haul back," says Linda Greenlaw (center). "My biggest day was 107 swordfish — that's huge — over 10,000 pounds of fish in one day." Dave Hiltz hide caption

itoggle caption Dave Hiltz