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The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea
by Sebastian Junger

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The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea by Sebastian Junger Overview

It was the storm of the centurya tempest created by so rare a combination of factors that meteorologists deemed it "the perfect storm." When it struck in October, 1991, there was virtually no warning. "She's comin' on, boys, and she's comin' on strong," radioed Captain Billy Tyne of the Andrea Gail from off the coast of Nova Scotia. Soon afterward, the boat and its crew of It was the storm of the century—a tempest created by so rare a combination of factors that meteorologists deemed it "the perfect storm." When it struck in October, 1991, there was virtually no warning. "She's comin' on, boys, and she's comin' on strong," radioed Captain Billy Tyne of the Andrea Gail from off the coast of Nova Scotia. Soon afterward, the boat and its crew of six disappeared without a trace. The Perfect Storm is a real-life thriller, a stark and compelling journey into the dark heart of nature that leaves listeners with a breathless sense of what it feels like to be caught, helpless, in the grip of a force beyond understanding or control.

Sebastian Junger

About The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea Description

Sebastian Junger is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of War, The Perfect Storm, Fire, and A Death in Belmont. Together with Tim Hetherington, he directed the Academy Award-nominated film Restrepo, which won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance. He is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and has been awarded a National Magazine Award and an SAIS Novartis Prize for journalism. He lives in New Yo

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Original Title The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea ISBN 0393050327 (ISBN13: 9780393050325 ) Edition Language English Characters Bobby Shatford, Capt. Billy Tyne, Dale Murphy Literary Awards Laurence L. & Thomas Winship/PEN New England Award for Nonfiction (2007), ALA Alex Award (1998) (63)