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Fish Out of Water

Arlene Lochridge

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ISBN 10: 1935359312 / ISBN 13: 9781935359319
Published by Book Publishers Network, U.S.A., 2010
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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A beautifully clean, crisp, uncracked softcover copy in very good condition; light stain (coffee?) on one edge, faint shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # 022116

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Title: Fish Out of Water

Publisher: Book Publishers Network, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good

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She had never fished a day in her life, but newly married Hazel Stone and her equally inexperienced husband, Carl, headed off on an adventure of a lifetime -- to earn a living fishing in Alaska. Used to the easy life of a socialite in Seattle, Hazel adapted with amazing resilience to the harsh conditions, mentioning only in passing such extremes of her situation as cooking with icicles hanging in the galley, gutting and cleaning hundreds of fish, and rain pouring down for days on end.

Hazel's niece, author Arlene Lochridge, interweaves fascinating insights to her aunt's life and expands upon her diaries with historical perspectives. Adding to the glimpses of a nation embroiled in World War II, she reveals information suppressed at the time and, even decades later, rarely exposed to the American public. In the end, A Fish Out of Water gives lasting tribute to a passing generation through this loving memorial to one incredibly strong woman.

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Arlene Lochridge holds a BA degree from San Diego State University and an MA degree from California American University. Retired from twenty-seven years as a teacher and consultant, she now devotes time to many community organizations, as well as her church. When not in their hometown of Escondido, California, Arlene and her husband spend their time in Bay View, Washington. The manuscript for A Fish Out of Water won Editor's First Choice Submission award at the San Diego Writers' Conference in January 2008.

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