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Raiders : a Novel.

Author: William B McCloskey
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twenty years after his greenhorn days in William McCloskey's bestselling novel Highliners, Hank Crawford stands tall as a respected fishing captain in Kodiak, Alaska. Set amongst the tumult of the early 1980s, Raiders follows the struggles of the Alaskan fishermen as they regain control of their fishing grounds from the fleets of foreign companies, who have been plundering their bays. But such companies aren't  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McCloskey, William B.
Raiders : A Novel.
New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., ©2013
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William B McCloskey
ISBN: 9781628735277 1628735279
OCLC Number: 858762230
Description: 1 online resource (627 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Part I --
The Salmon Tradition: July-August 1982, Kodiak, Alaska; 1 Jones's Shadow; 2 Jumper's Song; 3 The Race; 4 Whale Passage; 5 Kodiak Talk; 6 The Beer Diplomats; Part --
II Rules Of The New Game: Mid-August to September 1982, Japan, Alaska; 7 Rising Sun; 8 "A Ruvrey Highriner"; 9 Bushido; 10 The Suits; 11 Halibut Buzz; 12 Kodama; 13 The Great Game Continues; 14 Shakedown; 15 Soakers; Part III --
The Wide World: October-December 1983, Alaska, Maryland, Alaska; 16 Unfree; 17 Moonjog; 18 City Lights; 19 Shaftsmanship. 20 Honor21 Splash; Part IV --
The Cold World: January-September 1984, Kodiak, Alaska; 22 Shelikof; 23 Overload; 24 Ice; 25 Fish Hold; 26 Daylight; 27 Epilogue: Sons.

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Twenty years after his greenhorn days in William McCloskey's bestselling novel Highliners, Hank Crawford stands tall as a respected fishing captain in Kodiak, Alaska. Set amongst the tumult of the early 1980s, Raiders follows the struggles of the Alaskan fishermen as they regain control of their fishing grounds from the fleets of foreign companies, who have been plundering their bays. But such companies aren't deterred, and instead contract American boats to catch the fish for them. In order to keep his family afloat-he swears-Hank signs on with a Japanese firm.>

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