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Summary of The Hungry Ocean
is complicated business and Greenlaw's eloquent thrift with words, true to her New England roots, serves her well in describing the physical realities of the trip. . A woman on a ship is considered a Jonah or bad luck. . When 'A Perfect Storm' appeared, Greenlaw had been fishing professionally for 15 years. Book makes you feel? Nonsense in her captivating account of her life as a swordboat captain aboard the Hannah Boden. Linda always wanted magnets and their uses to fish and she tells about how she became a captain. Stakes for a thirty-day commercial fishing trip are high. . Promising her parents she'd put off law school for just a year, she kept on fishing, becoming a captain in her mid-20's. Yet, Linda Greenlaw and her crew go to sea each season knowing the danger and that the financial rewards might not materialize. .
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But the dirty secret is that the point of the book, as the publishers saw it, is merely that Greenlaw is female. . Into Thin Air (see reviews ) but I give it. The Hungry Ocean but anyone who has spent time at sea (or even weather bound in a house with a small group of friends) will recognize what an incubator a boat can be for the bizarrely polar extremes of human interaction. . Though not the high drama of the book that made her famous, this fisherman's tale is nearly as entertaining, just as informative and a lot saltier. As Greenlaw offhandedly states early on, while heading out to sea, 'Being a woman hasn't been a big deal.' But being the captain of the sword boat Hannah Boden has been, and she tells about it with robust passion. Just don't call her a fisherwoman, she might tell you there is no such word. . Greenlaw writes that "finding a productive piece of water and protecting it from encroachers is absolutely the toughest and most critical part of a swordfish captain's job." That Greenlaw is a woman is not a factor in these territorial scuffles. . Provisioning a one hundred-foot fishing boat with crew of six for thirty days at sea is the easy part for an experienced captain like Greenlaw. . We hear about the crew members who were watching too much television, and how Greenlaw put a fire ax through the screen to get their attention. We learn how difficult it can be to put her life on hold and go offshore for a month at a time - the despair is most intense as the boat passes below her home of Isle au Haut: 'Who cared that I had sacrificed.
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