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The perfect storm : a true story of men against the sea

Author: Sebastian Junger
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, ©2009.
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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.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sebastian Junger
ISBN: 9780393337013 0393337014
OCLC Number: 286487933
Description: xiv, 233 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm.
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Sebastian Junger.

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