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Joe "Socks" Lanza Genovese Family Caporegime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Joe Lanza ascended the ranks at the Fulton Street Fish Market. First he was a laborer who unloaded fish from ships. Later he helped organize the Seafood Workers Union, Local 359. At one point Lanza went to prison for violating the Sherman Antitrust Act. He perfected a systematic method of extorting large sums of money from wholesale fish dealers, refusing to allow them to unload their own cargo.
Tales From Star Lake
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 47,630. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
To a select band of fly fishermen, Star Lake, is their angling Mecca, but now the lake and its trout are threatened by none other than Hardwick and his formidable wife. An 'obnoxious harpy' of terrifying strength, she is a woman who inspires terror in all. A very funny collection of tales of shenanigans among the members of an angling syndicate.
Waters of Santa Fe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by Adoro Leer. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Latin American Poetry, Essay » Literature
Julieta Leon's poems take you away to an idyllic fishing town on the Venezuelan coast... In Araya all the women are made of salt a fisherman says that is why men drink so much
Diary of a Cornish Fisherman: Newquay, 1962–1967
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 95,480. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2014 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Life in a Cornish fishing community in 1960s is the subject of this absorbing memoir, told in a style that is warm, engaging, humorous and packed full of incident. A book that will appeal to anyone who has gone to sea or wishes that they had. Generously illustrated, complete with a glossary of nautical and fishing terms, it doesn’t just introduce us to the life of the seafarer; it invites us in.
Sailing with Hunters
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Adventure, danger, tragedy, hardship and humour on the Arctic fishing grounds. This story is a must for all who are interested in the sea or an aspect of life in the 1950s Highly acclaimed by readers in the fishing industry. "Fascinating Story," Dave Buckley, Trawler Historian, Fleetwood Weekly News. "Charlie tells it like it was," Jim Porter, Fleetwood Marine Heritage Trust.
Whispering Whale
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 120,800. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Adventure » General
"Whispering Whale" is an epic novel charting the destruction and eventual cleansing of the planet with a huge reduction in human population. It takes the reader into a post-apocalyptic world of survival and hardship. However, all has not been without reason; there comes a rebirth. It is a strongly spiritual story with characters discovering themselves and a whale with a gift to bestow.
From the Sea
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A fisherman realizes that his adult son has learned all the wrong lessons from him after they save a drowning woman from the sea.
The Weekender
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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A vacationing fisherman wishes he'd chosen a different guide in this suspenseful and surprising short story.
The Widow's Cliff and Other Poems
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
This is a book of poetry. But it is more than just that. It is a very personal, no holds barred, exploration of the life I find surrounding me and within me. It is my search for and about what I view as being reality and illusion as I personally view these concepts. It is about life and death, pain and pleasure, sadness and laughter, and falling in love with what we call “words".
God's Money: A novel based on actual events
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,140. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Adventure » General
Four fishermen find twenty million dollars on an uninhabited island. Now they have to keep the cash from the drug cartel and pirates who claim it. The setting for this thrill and laugh-a-minute tale is the notorious Palawan Passage in the South China Sea. Based on a true story, so recent that the ending is still in play.