The Resource Bering Sea strong : how I found solid ground on open ocean, Laura Hartema., (ebook)

Bering Sea strong : how I found solid ground on open ocean, Laura Hartema., (ebook)

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Bering Sea strong : how I found solid ground on open ocean
Title
Bering Sea strong
Title remainder
how I found solid ground on open ocean
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Laura Hartema.
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eng
Summary
Full of unusual characters, mischief, camaraderie, and testosterone-fueled man gossip. Bering Sea Strong is a tale of adventure and self-discovery. The story portrays a young woman on a solo journey, pushed to the edge of the earth and further from the weight of family-marked by divorce, death, disability, and depression-and a life she desires on land. Locked at sea for ninety days as the lone female trying to tuck in tight alongside twenty-five rough-and-tumble commercial fishermen in Alaska, Laura Hartema offers a rare glimpse into the intertwining worlds of a fisheries observer and the crew she works beside. She graphically illustrates the challenges of daily life and relationships in a way few have seen before. Her story provides an unprecedented portrait of the bizarre and entertaining human dynamics aboard an at-sea catcher-processor vessel, where men battle dangerous working conditions, loneliness, and boredom while rivaling for the attention of the only woman. Between trough and crest, Laura ponders the trauma and tragedies of her Midwest childhood as her capabilities and resilience are regularly tested. She is often left deciding when to "blow it off" and when to "blow a gasket." In the end, the tumultuous Bering Sea is where she finds the strength to overcome the wounds of her past, embrace life's uncertainty, and steam ahead into the unchartered waters of her future. Bering Sea Strong demonstrates one woman's determination to overcome obstacles in pursuit of a satisfying career and a better life
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Midwest
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Hartema, Laura
Dewey number
305.43639209798164/51
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Hartema, Laura
  • Women fishers
  • Fishers
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Bering Sea strong : how I found solid ground on open ocean, Laura Hartema., (ebook)
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781510731523
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12355322
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remote
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MWT12355322
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Bering Sea strong : how I found solid ground on open ocean, Laura Hartema., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781510731523
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12355322
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12355322
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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