Title: Final Voyages : Trouble at Sea : Sea Stories from Atlantic Canada. First Edition.
Publisher:  Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 2010, ISBN:9781897317884
Seller ID: 91810
WELLMAN, Jim. Final Voyages : Trouble at Sea. [cover adds: Sea Stories fromAtlantic Canada]. St. John's, NF: Flanker Press, 2010. First Printing. Pp. (8),1-174,(10). Illustrated. 8vo, photo-illustrated grey card covers. A co llection of more than twenty tales from one of the world's most dangerous professions: that of the small-boat fisherman on Canada's east coast. Many of these stories had previously appeared in Navigator magazine. Chapters: 1.Ode to Big G [Gilles LeBlanc (b.1979 West Pubnico, Nova Scotia]; 2. Two Da ys Warming up [Boyce Bath of La Scie and the Brent and Colin Enterprises]; 3. We're on Fire! [the Nautical Legacy, May 30, 2007]; 4. This is no Drill![off Canso, July 2006]; 5. Joyce's Dream: Living to See Another Day [out o f Port de Grave, Newfoundland]; 6. Rescued in the Nick of Time [Gordon and Tommy Caines of the fine little outport, Rencontre East]; 7. Tragedy on theIsles de la Madeleine; 8. A Picture-Perfect Morning; 9. Collision at Sea: French Sailboat Collides with Crab Boat [an unnamed catamran versus the August Gale of Goulds]; 10. A Harrowing Experience on Christmas Day, 1949; 11.Loss of l'Acadien II: A Sealing Disaster; 12. The Last Thing on His Mind; 13. A Dark Day in July; 14. Didn't Get My Feet Wet; 15. A Dream Away [July 2008, fishing out of Louisbourg, Cape Breton]; 16. This Mountain Shall be Removed; 17. More Than Lazy [the Fundy Legend]; 18. Death is Not a Surprise;19. Goin' Round and Round; 20. Fire On Board!; 21. Only His Mittens Remain ed. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 10.00