There is nothing imaginary about Junger's book; it is all terrifyingly, awesomely real.--Los Angeles Times It was the storm of the century, boasting waves over one hundred feet highaa tempest created by so rare a combination of factors that meteorologists deemed it qthe perfect storm.q In a book that has become a classic, Sebastian Junger explores the history of the fishing industry, the science of storms, and the candid accounts of the people whose lives the storm touched. ?The Perfect Storm? is a real-life thriller that makes us feel like we've been caught, helpless, in the grip of a force of nature beyond our understanding or control.On the satellite photos, moist air flowing into the low looks like a swirl of cream in a cup of black coffee. Thick strands of white cloud-cover and dark Arctic air circle one-and-a-half times around the low before making it into the center. The lowanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea|
|Publisher||:||W. W. Norton & Company - 1997-05-17|