Skipjack: The Story of America's Last Sailing Oystermen

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Prologue Chapter 1: A Waterman's Summer Chapter 2: At the Races Chapter 3: November, Howell Point Chapter 4: The Water Trades Chapter 5: December, Gum Thickets Chapter 6: To the Shucking House Chapter 7: January, Six Foot Knoll Chapter 8: The Oyster Wars Chapter 9: February, the Deep Chapter 10: The Second Death Chapter 11: March, Black Walnut Sands Epilogue Author's Note Acknowledgments
In Skipjack, Christopher White spends a pivotal year with three memorable captains as they battle man and nature to control the fate of their island villages and oyster fleet. Through these lively characters, White paints a vivid picture of life on a skipjack, a wooden oystering sailboat . But this last vestige of American sailing culture is rapidly dying. These captains must set aside their rivalry to fight for their very livelihood. With so many obstacles, it is not certain the fleet will survive the season. Hinging on its success, the viability of the nation's premiere estuary and the survival of a classic American town hang dangerously in the balance.
Autor: Christopher White
Christopher White has written several books and has had articles appear in National Geographic, Exploration, and many other publications.

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Autor: Christopher White
ISBN-13 :: 9781442210882
ISBN: 1442210885
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.12.2011
Gewicht: 499g
Seiten: 372
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 211x140x30 mm
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