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    • Raiders: A Novel

    • The Highliners Trilogy, Book #3
    • By: William B. McCloskey
    • Narrated by: Aaron Abano
    • Length: 16 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Set amongst the tumult of the early 1980s, Raiders follows the struggles of the Alaskan fishermen as they regain control of their fishing grounds from the fleets of foreign companies who have been plundering their bays. But such companies aren’t deterred, and instead they contract American boats to catch the fish for them. In order to keep his family afloat, he swears, Hank signs on with a Japanese firm. Shunned as a traitor by his peers, Hank keeps on fishing.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, but...

    • By S. Stendevad on 04-24-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Warriors

    • A Novel
    • By: William B. McCloskey Jr.
    • Narrated by: Aaron Abano
    • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Long before Hank Crawford arrived in the waters of Ketchikan, his partners and compatriots were already in love with its shores. Following the final, crushing moments of World War II, Japanese officer Kiyoshi Tsurifune, Sergeant Jones Henry, and Resistance fighter Swede Scorden struggle to regain normalcy and any contact with the shimmering, fish-filled sea. Lost honor, fallen friends, their cultural identities gone in the wake of a nuclear blast - these fishermen-turned-soldiers have a long way to go till they regain the waters in which they feel most at home.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Breakers

    • A Novel
    • By: William B. McCloskey Jr.
    • Narrated by: Aaron Abano
    • Length: 14 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    William McCloskey’s best-selling novel Highliners established him as an authority on the dangers and hardships of the Alaskan fishing industry. Now in an epic sequel, Breakers returns to Kodiak to chart the fortunes of McCloskey’s beloved characters as they make their living from the sea.

    Regular price: $29.95