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Summary

Hear the riveting stories of men and women battling the elements, and often each other, to stay alive, confronting savage storms, rogue waves, mountainous icebergs, sharks, starvation, and their own fear and suffering. From Sebastian Junger's The Whale Hunger to Herman Wouk's The Caine Mutiny, this program is a unique collection of the finest writing on what drives men and women to the sea, and what they face when they get there.
©1999 Clint Willis (P)1999 Listen & Live Audio, Inc.

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"Like The Perfect Storm, this collection tells hypnotic tales of mariners battling the remorseless sea." (Tim Queeney, Editor, Ocean Navigator)

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really good series of books

I really enjoyed the quality and variety of these true stories. very interesting and well done. highly recommended if you like adventure.

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  • Sue Y
  • 16-11-07

Not worth the time

Really found this boring. Write up makes it sound like there would be stories of "man" against the sea, but there was more of man against man. Don't bother with this one.

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  • Christopher
  • 13-11-03

ehhh

I was hoping for something this was not, I was hoping for something adventurous, but found myself bored.

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  • harbormaster85
  • 05-04-20

meh

Narrator was monotonous and dry. The stories are much older and written in that older dry style. I didn't particularly enjoy this book.

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  • James M. Harrington
  • 14-07-18

Whales

Very interesting story on a way of life and protection of a whale species. This story alone and its balanced approach makes this book worth reading.