The Perfect Storm

The Perfect Storm

A True Story of Men Against the Sea

Book - 1997 | 1st ed
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The incredible true account of the most extraordinary storm of the 20th century, this is the story of a tempest born from so rare a combination of factors it was deemed "perfect" and of the doomed fishing boat with her crew of six that was helpless in the midst of a force beyond comprehension.
Publisher: New York : Norton, c1997
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780393040166
039304016X
Branch Call Number: 974.45 JUNGER
Characteristics: xii, 227 p. : map ; 22 cm

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dionyzus
Jan 10, 2017

As gripping as the movie. A detailed account of the factors that came together to create a monstrous storm that doomed the sailors on the sword fishing boat Andrea Gail in the North Atlantic in October 1991.

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sess430
Nov 09, 2012

Mr. Junger's account of this storm is so vivid; the movie is pale in comparison. My appreciation of the heroic job the Coast Guard does in rescuing people increased dramatically after reading it. I also have a greater appreciation of the people who go to sea in order to provide us with tasty seafood.

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