Spike Walker Writing Styles in Working on the Edge: Surviving in the World's Most Dangerous Profession: King Crab Fishing on Alaska's High Seas

Spike Walker
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Perspective

Spike Walker is the writer of this book. Spike worked in the Alaskan crab fleet for a decade, beginning in the late seventies just as the king crab boom began. Spike writes in this book about his experiences in Alaska during this boom, including the 1979-80 season which was one of the most dangerous seasons in the history of the crab fishing industry. Included in the book is not only Spike's own experiences on board crab fishing boats but also stories told to Spike by other fishermen who worked the Bering Sea during the same boom years.

The perspective of this book is subjective. Spike Walker shares his personal experiences with the reader, giving the reader a look at the crab fishing industry through the eyes of someone who was on board several of these boats and learned to fish each type of crab available for fishing in...

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