The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger

This non-fiction book narrates the story of the Andrea Gail, a commercial fishing vessel that was lost at sea during the "Perfect Storm" of 1991. The author combines meteorological science, history, and personal accounts to paint a vivid picture of the harrowing ordeal faced by these six fishermen. The book also explores the dangerous profession of deep-sea fishing and the tight-knit communities that are affected by such tragedies.

The 2379th greatest book of all time


Published
1997
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
227
Words
130,000
Original Language
English

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