North by Northwestern: A Seafaring Family on Deadly Alaskan Waters download free [PDF and Ebook] by Mark Sundeen

North by Northwestern: A Seafaring Family on Deadly Alaskan Waters download free [PDF and Ebook] by Mark Sundeen year 2011
  • Book name: North by Northwestern: A Seafaring Family on Deadly Alaskan Waters
  • Author: Mark Sundeen
  • Release date: 2011/6/23
  • Publisher: ST MARTIN'S PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780312672546
  • Rating: 8.51 of 10
  • Votes: 408
  • Review by: Elle Gilley
  • Review rating: 7.6 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/25
  • Total pages: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 33 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: New York Times bestseller'A chronicle that reads like a collection of your crazy buddy's bar stories about his crazier old man.' -Outside Magazine The action of the hit Discovery Channel series DEADLIEST CATCH combines with the personal saga of a Norwegian family in this memoir adventure tale of commercial fishermen on the Bering SeaIn the tradition of Sebastian Junger and Linda Greenlaw comes Captain Sig Hansen's rags-to-riches epic of his immigrant family's struggle against deadly Alaskan seas, freezing shipwrecks, and dangerously brutal conditions to achieve the American Dream. For Captain Sig Hansen and his brothers, Norman and Edgar, commercial fishing is as much a part of their Norwegian heritage as their names. Descendants of the Vikings who ruled the northern seas for centuries, Sig and his brothers learned to fish from their father when they were boys, just as their father had learned from his father. And after twenty years as a skipper on the commercial fishing vessel the Northwestern Sig has lived to tell the tales.This is the story of a family of survivors; part memoir and part adventure tale, North by Northwestern brings readers on deck, into the dockside bars and into the history of a family with a common destiny. Built around the gripping tale of a deadly shipwreck like The Perfect Storm, North By Northwestern tells the multigenerational history of the Hansen family, a clan of tough Norwegian-American fishermen who have become modern day folk-heroes.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 18H34M40S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: General, Memoirs, Aquaculture & Fish-farming: Practice & Techniques, Fishing, Angling, Autobiography: General, Geographical Discovery & Exploration
  • Available formats: EPUB, PDB, TXTz, TXT, WORD, DOC, PDF, MOBI. Compressed in ACE, TZO, TAR.7Z, TAR.BZ2, RAR, ARJ, ZIP
  • Download servers: FreakShare, Mediafire, Gett, Dropbox, Torrents.me, Hotfile
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 20.63 USD
  • Dimensions: 143x209x23mm
  • Weight: 304g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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