The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger

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).

The 990th 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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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea Hardcover 246146 $9.62 $0.25 1997
The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Man Against the Sea Paperback 546389 $1.99 $3.97 2006
The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea Audible Audio Edition 1 $20.95 2014
The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea Hardcover 4245117 $16.39
Xstranger Than Perfect Storm Paperback 543658 $8.35 $0.50 2006
The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea Hardcover 3683211 $15.97 $0.01
The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea Paperback 11116 $9.56 $1.80 2009
The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea (P.S.) Paperback 808004 $3.15 $0.01 2007
The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea Paperback 905348 $3.19 $0.01 2009
The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea Kindle Edition 49272 $8.61 1997
The Perfect Storm Audio CD 913138 $923.73 $20.82 2000
The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea Mass Market Paperback 915439 $0.39 $0.01 2000
The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea Hardcover 713838 $0.77 $0.01
The Perfect Storm : A True Story of Men Against the Sea Paperback 1251987 $1.82 $0.01 1999
The Perfect Storm: Intermediate (Macmillan Readers) Paperback 2564304 $7.03 $7.02 2005
The Perfect Storm A True Story of Men Against the Sea Paperback 1288742 $9.00 2000
Der Sturm = The Perfect Storm (German Edition) Paperback 1613272 $14.00 $0.01 1999
The Perfect Storm Paperback 2281324 $3.50 $0.01 2007
The Perfect Storm Audio Cassette 12612561 $54.63 $7.12 1998
The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea Paperback 1867533 $0.01 $0.01 1999