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

Author: Sebastian Junger
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sebastian Junger
ISBN: 039304016X 9780393040166
OCLC Number: 35397863
Description: xii, 227 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: Georges Bank, 1896 --
Gloucester, Mass., 1991 --
God's country --
Flemish cap --
Barrel of the gun --
Graveyard of the Atlantic --
Zero-moment point --
World of the living --
Into the abyss --
Dreams of the dead.
Responsibility: Sebastian Junger.

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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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