Books tagged: commercial fishing

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A Penguin for Paula
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Do penguins make good pets? Paula Dee has no doubt. She’s been dreaming of having a penguin ever since she was a little girl. Will have dream ever come true? “A Penguin for Paula” is both a perfect bedtime companion as well as an educational aid in preschool and early elementary grades. Ages 4-8
Fishing for Freedom -- Life Lessons Learned by a Young Coastal Fisherman in the Summer of '64
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,210. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Commerce
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A young lad of 16, spending a summer aboard his father's coastal fishing boat in the summer of 1964, begins to learn the lessons that will guide him through an active and satisfying life. And in the process, he risks life and limb, spends hours and hours just bored, and has adventures that would rival those of Tom Sawyer -- but in a totally different environment.
Alaskan Healing
Series: Alaskan Healing Novels. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,180. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » General
Saddled with a man’s name, Shawn Nilsen has never backed down from a challenge. Brokenhearted and short on cash, Shawn heads to Kodiak, Alaska, looking for a job on a commercial fishing boat. Drake Richards, a deck boss goads her into punching him the first time they meet. Not just a typical chauvinist, Drake believes a woman on a boat is bad luck. Will Shawn be able to change his mind?
After the Galaxy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,800. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
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Captain Dave Shoemaker's account of the crisis on the Fishing Vessel Galaxy ranks as one of the great stories of sea survival. No one knew of the plight of his vessel, 30 miles southwest of the Pribilofs, the remote fur seal islands north of the Aleutian Chain; even if they did know, rescue units were hours away. Their circumstance was hopeless, yet 23 of 26 men and women would ultimately survive.
Down East Girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
What happens when all your dreams come true and you realize they’re not what your heart desires?
Bonded By Water
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 109,270. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Bonded by Water Memoirs of Family and Friends and a unique chronicle of success, surprise, comedy, and tragedy. Three generations of the author’s family and friends will move you from laughter to tears with their creatively linked stories. Follow the Olson family from Minnesota to the wild coast of Southeast Alaska, all the way to the South China Sea and back again.
Alaskan Hope
Series: Alaskan Healing Novels. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,710. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » General
Thirty-year-old widow, Kirima Berntsen, has resigned herself to holding on to the memory of her deceased husband until she finds herself undeniably attracted to her deck boss, Mark Evans. Deciding to act on her attraction, but intent on keeping it strictly physical, Kirima moves forward by surprising him with a kiss.
Hooked!: True Stories of Obsession, Death & Love from Alaska's Commercial Fishing Men and Women
Price: $11.95 USD. Words: 78,660. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
The rousing sea stories are all here: Collectively, the 15 fisher-writers in this anthology have fished cod, halibut, salmon, crab, and herring. Some have fished commercially for several seasons; others have spent most of their lives on the water. This collection represents an extraordinary holistic view of Alaskan fishing: Not just the dying, but the living.