Linda Greenlaw Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 7 pages of information about the life of Linda Greenlaw.
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Linda Greenlaw has braved 60-foot waves and sleepless nights in her chosen career as a swordfish captain. Furthermore, the thick-skinned Greenlaw is believed to be the only female in her profession in the United States. In her debut as an author, Greenlaw wrote about her experiences on a typical, but difficult, fishing trip on the waters of the Grand Banks. The book, The Hungry Ocean: A Swordboat Captain's Journey, published in 1999, details a 30-day trip on Greenlaw's boat, the Hannah Boden. Greenlaw and the Hannah Boden first caught the public's attention when they were featured in the extremely popular 1997 book The Perfect Storm, written by Sebastian Junger. Like Greenlaw's work, The Perfect Storm recounted the final days of the Andrea Gail, the sister ship to the Hannah Boden, before it sank in the same brooding waters of the Grand Banks during a vicious storm in 1991. Greenlaw's work differs...

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