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A Female 'Swordboat' Captain Returns To The Sea.

Linda Greenlaw took a decade off from commercial fishing, but the siren call of the deep blue water drew her back in. The only female swordfish boat captain in the United States recounts her latest adventure at sea in a memoir, Seaworthy.

This interview was originally broadcast on June 8, 2010. Seaworthy: A Swordboat Captain Returns to the Sea is now available in paperback. Greenlaw and her mother Martha have also recently released a cookbook, The Maine Summers Cookbook: Recipes for Delicious, Sun-Filled Days.

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21:07

From the Archives: Linda Greenlaw Works Harder than You.

Linda Greenlaw has worked on commercial fishing boats for nearly 20 years. She has written about her experience leading a sword fishing boat to Newfoundland in the book "The Hungry Ocean." It’s just been released in paperback(Hyperion). Greenlaw is also featured in the best selling book, The Perfect Storm. That book is being made into a movie which will be released this summer. Boston magazine named Greenlaw one of the most intriguing women of 1997. She lives on Isle au Haut, Maine. (REBROADCAST FROM 6/21/99)

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21:22

Linda Greenlaw Works Harder than You.

Linda Greenlaw has worked on commercial fishing boats for nearly 20 years. She has written about her experience leading a sword fishing boat to New Foundland in the new book "The Hungry Ocean." (Hyperion) Curiously, After completing the book, she says of writing "I'd rather be fishing." Boston magazine named Greenlaw as one of the most intriguing women of 1997. She lives on Isle au Haut, Maine.

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