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									Linda GreenlawLinda Greenlaw
After a brief but memorable appearance in Sebastian Junger's The Perfect Storm brought her to our attention, captain Linda Greenlaw has since hooked readers with her own fascinating seafaring stories.

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Name:
Linda Greenlaw
Current Home:
Isle au Haut, Maine
Place of Birth:
Stamford, Connecticut
Education:
B.A., Colby College, 1983





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								Slipknot, Author: 
								Linda Greenlaw.

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Slipknot
by Linda Greenlaw
Jane Bunker is a marine investigator who has just moved back to a sleepy Maine community. She's a lover of all things Scottish and so thrifty that she never throws anything away. When the town drunk falls to his death off the town dock, it looks like an open and shut case, so Jane's insurance company will pay. But did he really fall or was he whacked in the head and then pushed? Was he really a drunk? How does this relate to a heated town hall meeting about energy windmills, fishing rights, and paternity suits? And can Jane get to the bottom of it all without spending any money and without ending up in mortal peril? The answer is "yes" about the money, but things take a turn for the worse when she finds herself literally at sea with the killer.
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								The Lobster Chronicles: Life on a Very Small Island, Author: 
								Linda Greenlaw.
*  The Hungry Ocean: A Swordboat Captain's Journey (1999)
*  The Lobster Chronicles: Life on a Very Small Island (2002)
*  All Fishermen Are Liars: True Tales from the Dry Dock Bar (2004)
*  Recipes from a Very Small Island (2005)
*  Slipknot (2007)

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								The Hungry Ocean: A Swordboat Captain's Journey, Author: 
								Linda Greenlaw.

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The Hungry Ocean: A Swordboat Captain's Journey
by Linda Greenlaw
In her latest memoir, Greenlaw tells of her decision to leave the dangers of swordfishing on the high seas and return to her hometown of Isle au Haut, Maine, to return to a simpler way of life as a lobster fisherwoman. Or so she thought....

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Fishing Philosophy

In a chat with USA Today.com, Greenlaw reflected upon her profession: "I like the way I feel when I'm at sea. I'm passionate about catching fish. I don't leave the dock thinking that I might not return. I like to think that there's something that separates those that survive from those that who have not, something other than luck. If I believed that luck had a hand in my survival, I would also have to believe that eventually mine will run out, and I wouldn't dare go to sea."

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