Working on the Edge: Surviving in the World's Most Dangerous Profession: King Crab Fishing on Alaska's High Seas Topics for Discussion

Spike Walker
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Who is Spike Walker? What makes Spike Walker qualified to write this book? Discuss perspective. From what perspective does Spike tell his story? Is Spike's view of the events told in this book subjective or objective? What is the difference? Explain. Why does Spike choose to tell his story? Is this book meant as a warning or as an enticement? What led you to this conclusion?

What is the Royal Quarry? What is important about the Royal Quarry? Who is Susy Wagner? What is unusual about Susy? Who is Jonesy? How did Spike Walker know Jonesy? Who is Steve Calhoun? What role did he play in Spike's early experiences on Kodiak Island? Why did Spike not remain with this first crew? What kind of crab did this crew fish?

Where is Dutch Harbor? What is important about Dutch Harbor? Where is Kodiak Island? What...

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