The Perfect Storm
A True Story of Men Against the SeaBook - 2009
It was the storm of the century, boasting waves over one hundred feet high--a tempest created by so rare a combination of factors that meteorologists deemed it "the perfect storm." In a book that has become a classic, Sebastian Junger explores the history of the fishing industry, the science of storms, and the candid accounts of the people whose lives the storm touched. The Perfect Storm is a real-life thriller that makes us feel like we've been caught, helpless, in the grip of a force of nature beyond our understanding or control.
Winner of the American Library Association's 1998 Alex Award.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : W.W. Norton, 2009.
Branch Call Number: 974.45 JUN
Characteristics: xiv, 233 p.,  p. of plates ; 21 cm.