"The Perfect Storm"by
When I began to read
The Perfect Storm, I had no idea of the enormity, and depth, of
this book! It is one of the most absorbing, terrifying, and perfect
real-life stories I have ever had the pleasure to read. If you are ready for an
adventure that overshadows all else, I challenge you to pick up this book and
enter a world that is so absorbing, it's as if naught else matters!
My only experience with any kind of fishing, were the warm, summer days, as a
child, that I spent in a rowboat, powered by a Johnson Motor. It would have
been a day that I could crawl under the bow of the boat, curl up with my dog,
Spotty, a little white terrier, with black spots all over her, talk to my
grandparents, and fall asleep to the lapping of the water. We were the best of
friends, my grandparents, that terrier, and me.
The Perfect Storm is the direct antithesis of those summer days I once
This book takes you from the tavern-inn, that was occupied by the sailors, and
their sturdy, brave women. These women understood the depth, breadth, and power
the sea had on their men. They loved/hated this kind of life, one which only
time would tell if their men would come home to them, and their little ones.
So, if you are ready for a truly once in a lifetime experience, with these men
and these women, and families, I challenge you to read, and allow the awesomely
powerful language take you to a time of insecurity, love, adventure, and loss,
which makes up The Perfect Storm!
This book will keep your heart pounding. Andrea Gail, a commercial fishing boat
and her six-man crews' tragic journey on the Atlantic Ocean.
must to read!