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Linda Greenlaw

Linda Greenlaw

Linda Greenlaw Biography

Linda Greenlaw's first book, The Hungry Ocean: A Swordboat Captain's Journey (1999), spent more than six months on the New York Times bestseller list. The Lobster Chronicles followed in 2002, All Fishermen Are Liars in 2004 and Seaworthy in 20011. She is the winner of the U.S. Maritime Literature Award in 2003, and the New England Book Award for nonfiction in 2004. Time Magazine called her 2005 Recipes From a Very Small Island, co-authored with her mother Martha Greenlaw, a "must-have cookbook".

Before becoming a writer, Linda Greenlaw was America's only female swordfishing captain, a career that earned her a prominent role in Sebastian Junger's The Perfect Storm and a portrayal in the subsequent film. She is also featured on the Discovery Channel series Swords: Life on the Line.

Her first mystery novel, Slipknot, was published in June 2007, and her second, Fisherman's Bend, was published in 2008.

She lives on Isle au Haut, Maine.

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This biography was last updated on 07/15/2011.

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The Lobster Chronicles
The Lobster Chronicles

by Linda Greenlaw

With fascinating nautical descriptions and her eye for the dramas of small-town life, Greenlaw does for lobstering what her first book, The Hungry Ocean, did for swordfishing. Honest, funny, scrappy, and authentic.
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