The Lobster Chronicles by Linda Greenlaw
Life on a Very Small Island

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Declared a triumph by the New York Times Book Review, Linda Greenlaw's first book, The Hungry Ocean, appeared on nearly every major bestseller list in the country. Now, taking a break from the swordfishing career that earned her a major role in The Perfect Storm, Greenlaw returns to Isle au Haut, a tiny Maine island with a population of 70 year-round residents, 30 of whom are Greenlaw's relatives.

With a Clancy-esque talent for fascinating technical detail and a Keillor-esque eye for the drama of small-town life, Greenlaw offers her take on everything from rediscovering home, love, and family to island characters and the best way to cook and serve a lobster. But Greenlaw also explores the islands darker side, including a tragic boating accident and a century-old conflict with a neighboring community. Throughout, Greenlaw maintains the straight-shooting, funny, and slightly scrappy style that has won her so many fans, and proves once again that fishermen are still the best storytellers around.
 

About Linda Greenlaw

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LINDA GREENLAW is America's only female swordfish boat captain and was featured in the book and film The Perfect Storm and in the Discovery Channel series Swords: Life on the Line. She has written three New York Times bestsellers, including The Lobster Chronicles, two mysteries and has coauthored a cookbook. She currently lives on Isle au Haut, Maine.
 
Published June 11, 2003 by Hachette Books. 262 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Science & Math, Business & Economics, Travel, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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Greenlaw, who chronicled life as captain of a swordfish boat in The Hungry Ocean (1999), here describes her new work: lobstering on the tiny Maine island where her family lives.

May 20 2010 | Read Full Review of The Lobster Chronicles: Life ...

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Greenlaw (The Hungry Ocean), known to readers of The Perfect Storm as the captain of the sister ship to the ill-fated <EMPHASI

May 06 2002 | Read Full Review of The Lobster Chronicles: Life ...

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Greenlaw's first book, THE HUNGRY OCEAN, told the.

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