The Perfect Storm

A True Story of Men Against the Sea
CD - unabridged
Kit (8 discs)
Product Number: 3B177
Released: Apr 09, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781428118928
Narrator/s: Richard Davidson
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Description

Man's struggle against the sea is a theme that has created some of the world's most exciting stories. Now, in the tradition of Moby Dick comes a New York Times best-seller destined to become a modern classic. Written by journalist Sebastian Junger, The Perfect Storm combines an intimate portrait of a small fishing crew with fascinating scientific data about boats and weather systems. In late October, North Atlantic seas are unpredictable. Still, one last good swordfish catch is a chance to start the winter with a fat wallet. As Captain Billy Tyne steers his 72-foot longboat Andrea Gail toward the Grand Banks, growing weather fronts are moving toward the same waters. The Andrea Gail is sailing into the storm of the century, one with 100 mile per hour winds and waves cresting over 110 feet. As each man on the boat faces this ultimate foe, Sebastian Junger gives the account an immediacy that fills The Perfect Storm with suspense and authenticity. Narrator Richard M. Davidson's reading adds further drama to this unforgettable sea adventure. An interview with the author concludes the audiobook.

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Author(s): Sebastian Junger
Genre: Science

All formats/editions

CD
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Author(s): Sebastian Junger
Narrator(s): Richard Davidson
Genre: Science
Product Number C1033
Released: Jan 07, 2000
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780788734274
eAudio
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Author(s): Sebastian Junger
Narrator(s): Richard Davidson
Genre: Science
Product Number Z05626
Released: Jul 01, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781470303129
Kit
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Class Set
Author(s): Sebastian Junger
Narrator(s): Richard Davidson
Genre: Science
Product Number 3L177
Released: Aug 04, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781428118935
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Hanging Bag
Author(s): Sebastian Junger
Narrator(s): Richard Davidson
Genre: Science
Product Number 3C727
Released: Dec 31, 1981
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781428118942
Text
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Teacher's Guide
Author(s): Sebastian Junger
Genre: Science
Product Number 44561
Released: Aug 16, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781419385230
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Author(s): Sebastian Junger
Genre: Science
Product Number 13024
Released: Jan 14, 2000
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W.W. Norton
ISBN: #9780393337013

Professional reviews

"This classic audiobook, reimagined on film in the late 1990s, tells the story of two storms that combine off the Atlantic Coast to form one monster gale, and its catastrophic effect on one fishing ship. Narrator Richard M. DavidsonÕs deep, authoritative voice effectively captures the bookÕs mood, and his diction and tone allow listeners to easily follow all of the action. He alters his voice slightly to denote dialogue but doesnÕt commit to full-fledged characters. His tone, however, is a little too hard, and he tends to approach some words and phrases too emphatically, making the book sound like a hard-boiled detective story instead of a tragic tale of human loss. R.I.G. SYNC 2015 © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine"

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