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Canoeing down the Darling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,200. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2018 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to canoe down the Darling River in western New South Wales? Canoeing down the Darling is the story of eight trips in a 15-foot canoe between 2013 and 2017. Tony Pritchard brings us his baggage, his crazy bird observations and humanity blended with truth and idiotic humour.
Tamil Nadu Fishermen Killings: Sri Lanka and India
Price: Free! Words: 17,890. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Tamil Nadu fishermen have been shot and sometimes killed by Sri Lankan Navy since the 1990s. What infuriate Tamil Nadu are not only Sri Lankan actions but also Indian government doing nothing effective to stop it. This book is a compilation of 15 articles published between 1997 and 2016. Even if you are reading this book 50 years later, this book will serve as a historical record with analysis.
Sea of Hope
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,290. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Inspirational
Doria Hanrahan returns home to discover that someone else now owns her late father's fishing trawler. Someone with more faith than she has, someone more loyal to home and family than she was-and yet with more secrets...
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: 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.