Hair of the dog: tales from aboard a Russian trawler
Barbara Oakley's riveting portrayal of espionage and comic adventure brings to life a little-known episode of American history when two Cold-Warring nations joined together to fish in the North Pacific.
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aboard Aleuts Alexandrovsk American asked back deck Barb Barbara began Bering Sea beside bottle of vodka bridge cabin cable Captain Alex catch catcher boats Chasovoi chief mate codend commissar Coos Bay crewman Danielich Dave deck crew doctor door edge English eyes factory feet fish fish finders Fisher fishermen fleet commander Gary glanced glass Goddamned going Golden Hope grabbed Greenpeace Gregori grinned hake hand hauling head Hilo Irena Izumrudny Jack Joint Venture Kachagar Katya Kenny Kolya Krakatoa ladder Laura Leonard lifeboat looked Mary Jane mike minutes Muis Yegorova nodded okay Pasha picked port poured another round Pribilofs problem pulled radio railing research vessel rope Russian Seryozha Shevchenko ship ship's side smiled Soviet Union stared stern ramp stood suddenly tell thing told tons took translated trawl trawler turned Vladimir vodka voice walkie-talkie watched wave What's winches Yoda Yuri