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Author Carter, Bill, 1966-

Title Red summer : the danger, madness, and exaltation of salmon fishing in a remote Alaskan village / Bill Carter.

Imprint New York : Scribner, c2008.


Edition 1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Description xv, 234 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Summary "Set in the tiny Native village of Egegik on the shores of Alaska's Bristol Bay, Bill Carter's Red Summer is the thrilling story of one man's journey from novice to seasoned fisherman over the course of four beautiful, brutal summers in one of the earth's few remaining wild places. As millions of salmon race toward their annual spawning grounds, Carter learns the ancient, backbreaking trade of the set net fisherman, one of the most exhilarating and dangerous jobs in the world."--Cover flap.
Subject Carter, Bill, 1966-
Fishers -- United States -- Biography.
Set net fisheries -- Alaska -- Bristol Bay.
Sockeye salmon fishing -- Alaska -- Bristol Bay.
Salmon fisheries -- Alaska -- Bristol Bay.
Eskimos -- Fishing -- Alaska.
Bristol Bay (Alaska)
ISBN 9780743297066

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