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The Last Fish Tale

de Mark Kurlansky

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From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Cod, Salt," and "The Big Oyster" comes the colorful story of a way of life that for hundreds of years has defined much of America's coastlines but is slowly disappearing.
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I enjoyed this book immensely. Kurlansky's got a deft hand with historical detail and an understated humor that sneaks up on a person.

His sympathetic and understanding portrait of the fishermen of Gloucester was eye-opening to me. All the books I've read about the current fishery crisis before this tended to hold the fishermen at least 60% responsible for the state of the ocean. Kurlansky begs to differ, and presents a very good case for the fishermen's side.

I was also pleasantly surprised to learn more about some artists, including Edward Hopper, who called Gloucester home.

Recommended for anyone with the slightest bit of interest in fisheries or historical fish tales. ( )
  satyridae | Apr 5, 2013 |
Much has been written about the cod fishery around Gloucester, however I loved that this book longed to capture more than the struggles of the fishery itself. The feel of the town leaps of the page, and I love how Kurlanksy mixes in snippets of local traditions and recipes. An enjoyable read. ( )
  kenno82 | Jul 22, 2011 |
Mark Kurlansky, author of excellent books about Cod and Salt, takes on the unique fishing town of Gloucester, Massachusetts in this work. Kurlansky approaches Gloucester from all angles with a historical survey stretching back to colonial times (and earlier), cultural and sociological insights into Gloucester people, and every so often throws in a traditional seafood recipe for good measure. Mostly though, this is a book about Gloucester's life blood - the fisheries and the commercial fisherman who sail out into them. In fact, Kurlansky ventures far beyond Gloucester to Canada, Britain, and Europe to other fishing villages who essentially share the same ecosystem and suffer the same fate of fishing villages in a time of dwindling stocks, pollutions, and sometimes counterproductive government regulation. This is a fascinating and lively book and I really enjoyed a learning a bit about a town so close to home, yet so distinctly separate. ( )
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