Starting at Sea Level

Starting at Sea Level

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A coming-of-age memoir set in a Chesapeake Bay fishing village in the 1950s and 1960s. It presents never-before-published history of the Chesapeake Oyster Wars, in which the author's father, a marine policeman, was shot. The poignant father/son story is supported by anecdotes about crabs, oysters, and the men who caught them. Those are interwoven with tales of boyhood scrapes, teenage life, big fish, and a host of watery escapades.I pulled a paper sack of sandwiches out from under my deck. The bologna was warm and a little ... The soft crabs were easy; with their rubbery claws they were unable to bite. The hard crabs were ... Any weakness in the grip would allow the animal to twist around and reach a finger with one of its claws. Not long into the cull, anbsp;...

Title:Starting at Sea Level
Author:Terry L. Noble
Publisher:Foggy River Books - 2007-09-01


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