All Fishermen are Liars: True Tales from the Dry Dock Bar

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Thorndike Press, 2004 - Sports & Recreation - 335 pages
A New York Times Bestselling AuthorJust before Christmas, Linda Greenlaw meets up with her best friend and fellow fisherman Alden Leeman for lunch and a drink at the Dry Dock, a well-worn watering hole in Portland, Maine. Yarns are spun, and denizens of the Dry Dock drift in and out as the bar begins to swell with rounds of drinks and increasingly dramatic tales about the biggest fish and the wildest night at sea - all retold here with Greenlaw's signature sly wit.

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All Fisherman are Liars by Linda Greenlaw Dry dock bar is located in Portland, Maine. This book is about tales from others and her own from this bar and others along the coast. We learn of her fishing ... Read full review

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Greenlaw has solidly established literary credentials as the author of The Hungry Ocean and The Lobster Chronicles . An experienced deep-sea angler and captain of her own lobster boat, she has met a ... Read full review


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Linda Greenlaw studied English and government at Colby College. During the summer after her freshman year, she became a cook and deckhand on the fishing boat Walter Leeman. She continued working on the boat during free time and vacations, and after graduating from college in 1983. She became a swordfish captain in 1986. She was featured in the book and film The Perfect Storm. She has written several books including the nonfiction works The Hungry Ocean, The Lobster Chronicles, All Fishermen Are Liars, and Seaworthy: A Swordfish Boat Captain Returns to the Sea as well as a cookbook entitled Recipes from a Very Small Island and two mystery novels entitled Slipknot and Fisherman's Bend. She won the U.S. Maritime Literature Award in 2003 and the New England Book Award for nonfiction in 2004.

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