The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger

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The Perfect Storm is a creative nonfiction book written by Sebastian Junger and published by W. W. Norton & Company in 1997. The paperback edition followed in 1999 from HarperCollins' Perennial imprint. The book is about the 1991 Perfect Storm that hit North America in October 1991, and features the crew of the fishing boat Andrea Gail, based out of Gloucester, Massachusetts, who were lost 575 miles (925 km) at sea during the severe conditions while fishing for Marlin. Also in the book is the story about the rescue of the three-person crew of the sailboat Satori in the Atlantic waters during the storm, by the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tamaroa).

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The 1052nd greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 30th on Extreme Classics: The 100 Greatest Adventure Books of All Time (National Geographic Adventure Magazine)

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