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Skipjack: The Story of America's Last Sailing Oystermen

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In Skipjack, Christopher White spends a pivotal year with three memorable captains as they battle man and nature to control the fate of their island villages and oyster fleet. Through these lively characters, White paints a vivid picture of life on a skipjack, a wooden oystering sailboat. But this last vestige of American sailing culture is rapidly dying. These captains must set aside their rivalry to fight for their very livelihood. With so many obstacles, it is not certain the fleet will survive the season. Hinging on its ...

Skipjack: The Story of America's Last Sailing Oystermen 2011, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9781442210882

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Skipjack: The Story of America's Last Sailing Oystermen 2009, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312545321

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