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What happens when everything 'goes right' is the theme of Greenlaw's The Hungry Ocean: a Swordboat Captain's Journey.

To most of us, the concept of spending a month or more at sea in smelly, cramped quarters, working torturous hour days and MAYBE getting a paycheck to show for it, (depending on how good the catch is), hardly seems worth the /5().

The Hungry Ocean is Greenlaws story. She offers a reasonable share of personal history, tells of the The book up and down sides The book spending so much of her life on the water, communicates effectively her love of the sea, but most of all, this book give us detailed descriptions of what it is to work as a fisherman/5.

The Hungry Ocean, Greenlaw's account of a monthlong swordfishing trip over 1, nautical miles out to sea, tells the story of what happens when things go right--proving, in the process, that every successful voyage is a study in narrowly averted disaster.

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There is the weather, the constant danger of mechanical failure, the perils of /5(). Linda Greenlaw's three bestselling books about life as a commercial fisherman -- THE HUNGRY OCEAN (), The book LOBSTER CHRONICLES () and ALL FISHERMEN ARE LIARS () -- have climbed as high as #2 on the New York Times bestseller list/5.

Linda Greenlaw is the author of the bestsellers The Hungry Ocean, All Fishermen Are Liars, and The Lobster Chronicles. She is the world's only female swordfish captain and was a primary source for the book, The Perfect : Linda Greenlaw.

Buy a cheap copy of The Hungry Ocean: A Swordboat Captain's book by Linda Greenlaw. The term fisherwoman does not exactly roll trippingly off the tongue, and Linda Greenlaw, the world's only female swordfish boat captain, 5/5(5). A precise account of what happens aboard a swordfishing boat on the Grand Banks when it is not being terrorized by a perfect storm, from a captain among the fleet.

It was Greenlaw's sister ship, Andrea Gail, that went down in the Halloween storm ofa tragedy recounted by Sebastian Junger in his bestselling book. Here it is Greenlaw's intention to tell the story of a more typical Author: Linda Greenlaw. The Hungry Ocean, Greenlaw's account of a monthlong swordfishing trip over 1, nautical miles out to sea, tells the story of what happens when things go right--proving, in the process, that every successful voyage is a study in narrowly averted disaster/5(19).

Linda Greenlaw is the author of the bestsellers The Hungry Ocean, All Fishermen Are Liars, and The Lobster Chronicles. She is the world's only female swordfish captain and was a primary source for the book, The Perfect Storm/5.

Preview of The Hungry Ocean: A Swordboat Captain's Journey Summary. In the preface to The Hungry Ocean Greenlaw tells us that "people are intrigued with my life as the captain of the Hannah Boden and their interest often results in questions about the day-to-day details of a typical month-long swordfishing trip to the Grand Banks of Newfoundland.".

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Greenlaw's boat, the Hannah Boden, was the sister ship to the doomed Andrea Gail, which disappeared in the mother of all storms in and became the focus of Junger's book.

The Hungry Ocean, Greenlaw's account of a monthlong swordfishing trip over 1, nautical miles out to sea, tells the story of what happens when things go right--proving 4/5(13). Declared a “triumph” by the New York Times Book Review, Linda Greenlaw’s first book, The Hungry Ocean, was a fixture on bestseller lists across the country.

Now she has written a book that does for lobstering what The Hungry Ocean did for swordfishing — and which is every bit as honest, funny, scrappy, and authentic. Linda Greenlaw (born Decem ) is a best-selling author of books with maritime themes and the only female swordfishing boat captain on the East Coast of the United States.

She was featured in the book The Perfect Storm and the film The Perfect Storm. Greenlaw wrote three best-selling books about life as a commercial fisher: The Hungry Ocean inThe Occupation: Author, Fisher.

The Hungry Ocean: A Swordboat Captain's Journey Book Summary and Study Guide. There is a section of the book where they are out looking for the Andrea Gail where she details how they look for the boat, and how they look for not only survivors but tell tail signs of the boat being lost.

themes & endings like The Hungry Ocean: A Swordboat. The Hungry Ocean is about the ability of the captain and crew to return, alive, from a month-long fishing trip with enough fish to pay for the trip. This requires teamwork, good decisions by the captain, and the respect of the crew for the captain and vice versa.

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The Hungry Ocean: A Swordboat Captain's Journey - Ebook written by Linda Greenlaw. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Hungry Ocean: A Swordboat Captain's Journey/5(16).

The Hungry Ocean is a straightforward telling of one particular thirty-day commercial swordfishing trip aboard the Hannah Boden from her homeport of Gloucester, Massachusetts to the fishing grounds of the Grand Banks of Newfoundland approximately one thousand miles to the east.

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Running a swordboat is complicated business and Greenlaw's eloquent Written: storms in and became the focus of Junger's book. The Hungry Ocean, Greenlaw's account of a monthlong swordfishing trip over 1, nautical miles out to sea, tells the story of what happens when things go right--proving, in the process, that every successful voyage is a study in narrowly averted disaster.

The Hungry Ocean, Greenlaw's account of a monthlong swordfishing trip over 1, nautical miles out to sea, tells the story of what happens when things go right--proving, in the process, that every successful voyage is a study in narrowly averted disaster.

By Linda Greenlaw. Read by Linda Greenlaw. Linda's oldest sister sees the book as a "book length personals ad" (Linda would like to get married). I bought the book thinking that I would be reading more about aspects of The Perfect Storm and instead found a compelling story from a woman who all her life wanted to be doing what she was doing and did it against great Rating: % positive.

The Hungry Ocean Linda Greenlaw, Author, Linda Greenlaw, Read by Nova Audio Books $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book. The Hungry Ocean: A Swordboat Captain’s Journey by Linda Greenlaw is the first-person account of Captain Linda book covers her early career fishing in the Newfoundland area of the East Coast up to and including her commanding the fishing vessel Hannah sister ship to Andrea Gail, both of these crafts were made infamous by the.

In his number-one bestseller, The Perfect Storm, Sebastian Junger describes Linda Greenlaw as "one of the best sea captains, period, on the East Coast." Now Greenlaw tells her own riveting story of a thirty-day swordfishing voyage aboard one of the best-outfitted boats on the East Coast, complete with danger, humor, and characters so colorful they seem to have Author: Linda Greenlaw.

The Hungry Ocean | THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER--NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK Known to millions of readers of The Perfect Storm as the captain of the Hannah Boden, sister ship to the Andrea Gail, Linda Greenlaw is also known as one of the best sea captains on the East : Hachette Books.

the hungry ocean by linda greenlaw+++++ the hungry ocean by linda greenlaw is a out stand book about long line sword fisher will hold your interest thru the entire describes each detail so the layman or woman can understand it completely and you will laugh at some of jokes, the crew play on each the events that happen out on the ocean are the book /5(5).

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Hungry Ocean is a kind of follow-up to The Perfect book was written by Linda Greenlaw, the captain of Hannah Boden; the Andrea Gail’s sistership. Greenlaw wrote Hungry Ocean as a window into a typical swordfishing trip to the Grand trip she’s talking about wasn’t the biggest or the most dangerous, but a normal one, a far cry from the .Get this from a library!

The hungry ocean: a swordboat captain's journey. [Linda Greenlaw] -- The female captain of a swordfishing vessel chronicles the experience of a month long fishing voyage.