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Rough Crossing : An Alaskan Fisherwoman's Memoir (Paperback) (Rosemary Mcguire)

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Knowing next to nothing about fishing, Rosemary McGuire signed on to the crew of the Arctic Storm in Homer, Alaska, looking for money and experience. Cold, hard work and starkly sexist harassment were what she found. Here is her story of life on a fishing boat as the only woman crew member. Both an adult coming-of-age tale and a candid look at the Alaskan fishing industry, this is the story of a woman in a man’s world. Anyone who has ever longed to sail in heavy seas will relish her account of working in an ancient profession that has changed remarkably little over the course of human history.

Number of Pages: 187
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Women
Series Title: River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Prize
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of New Mexico Pr
Author: Rosemary Mcguire
Language: English
Street Date: March 1, 2017
TCIN: 51995263
UPC: 9780826358028
Item Number (DPCI): 248-38-5422
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