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Perfect Storm A True Story of Men Against the Sea

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ISBN-10: 0060977477

ISBN-13: 9780060977474

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sebastian Junger

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October 1991. It was "the perfect storm"--a tempest that may happen only once in a century--a nor'easter created by so rare a combination of factors that it could not possibly have been worse. Creating waves ten stories high and winds of 120 miles an hour, the storm whipped the sea to inconceivable levels few people on Earth have ever witnessed. Few, except the six-man crew of the Andrea Gail, a commercial fishing boat tragically headed towards its hellish center.
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Book details

List price: $14.00
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

Sebastian Junger was born in 1962 in Belmont, Massachusetts. He received his BA degree from Wesleyan University in Cultural Anthropology in 1984. He is a freelance journalist who writes for numerous magazines, including Outside, American Heritage, Men's Journal, and the New York Times Magazine. As an underemployed journalist who assigned himself stories and worked as a stringer for the Associated Press in Bosnia, Junger was fascinated by the dangers that people face regularly while doing ordinary jobs. Junger was working as a climber for a tree removal service when the storm occurred that provided the inspiration for his first book. The Perfect Storm (1997) is a carefully researched account…    

Foreword
Georges Bank, 1896
Gloucester, Mass., 1991
God's Country
The Flemish Cap
The Barrel of the Gun
Graveyard of the Atlantic
The Zero-Moment Point
The World of the Living
Into the Abyss
The Dreams of the Dead
Acknowledgments