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Breakers : a novel

Author: William B McCloskey
Publisher: New York : Lyons Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this sequel to Highliners, trouble hits when Hank Crawford's boat is grounded, his youngest child falls ill, and a devastatingly poor crab season brings little income. During a trip to Japan, a troubled Hank is tempted to compromise his business ethics to save his boat and is drawn into a careless romance that could cost him the wife and family he loves.
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Genre/Form: Sea stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William B McCloskey
ISBN: 1585740845 9781585740840
OCLC Number: 44039384
Notes: Sequel to: Highliners.
Description: xiv, 350 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Caldron --
Part I 1978, Alaska: --
Storm fields --
Punchbag blues --
Behaving --
Monterey babe --
Reckonings --
Winner-loser --
Crab heaven --
1980-1981, Bering Sea, Alaska: Hank's hole --
Great game --
Nightride --
Troughs --
Japs --
April-May 1982, Japan: Japanese --
Aggression --
Male tree --
Skipper dreams --
Angers --
June-July 1982 Bristol Bay, Alaska: Go dry --
Strikebroke --
Jodyland --
Fires of July --
Jones --
Sand --
Ocean's choice.
Responsibility: William McCloskey.

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In this sequel to Highliners, trouble hits when Hank Crawford's boat is grounded, his youngest child falls ill, and a devastatingly poor crab season brings little income. During a trip to Japan, a troubled Hank is tempted to compromise his business ethics to save his boat and is drawn into a careless romance that could cost him the wife and family he loves.

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"An accomplished sequel." --"Publishers Weekly "

 
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