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Like a Greek drama, The Perfect Storm builds slowly and inexorably to its tragic climax. The book weaves the history of the fishing industry and the science of predicting storms into the quotidian lives of those aboard the Andrea Gail and of others who would soon find themselves in the fury of the storm. Junger does a remarkable job of explaining a convergence of meteorological and human events in terms that make them both comprehensible and unforgettable.
A wealth of information, all related in a straightforward businesslike manner. Junger has gone as far as he could with the men of the Andrea Gail--never substituting his own words... Read morePublished 26 days ago by L. A. Veronie II
Junger recounts this event better than the movie! The Perfect Storm or Halloween Nor'easter as it was called was a 100 year storm as they're called in the Northeast. Read morePublished 4 months ago by DAVE ODONNELL
In the true story, The Perfect Storm written by Sebastian Junger, the audience is taken on an adventure like no other through the recollection of hurricane Grace that hit... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Susan M. Luongo
Review of the Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger.
This book covers the famous unnamed storm which resulted in the deaths of those on the Andrea Gail, untold billions of dollars... Read more