Highliners : The Classic Novel About the Commercial Fishermen of Alaska

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"Highliners" is the commercial fishermen's term for their own elite, the skippers and crews who bring in the biggest hauls. Set in Kodiak", Highliners" brings into sharp relief the lives of the men and women who make their living catching salmon, king crab, halibut, and shrimp off the coast of Alaska."Highliners" chronicles Hank Crawford's journey from greenhorn to highliner, and the triumphs and tragedies of the people he comes to know well. First published twenty years ago, this fascinating novel remains as fresh and relevant as when it was written.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 394 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 27.94mm | 476.27g
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • b&w illustrations
  • 1585740284
  • 9781585740284

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"Raw and bracing as icy seawater."--"Kirkus Review "show more

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