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The Life & Times of a Shrimp Fisherman

John J. Keating Jr

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ISBN 10: 0741429039 / ISBN 13: 9780741429032
Published by Infinity Publishing, 2005
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Title: The Life & Times of a Shrimp Fisherman

Publisher: Infinity Publishing

Publication Date: 2005

Book Condition:Good

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Author Keating has faced hurricanes, jelly balls, and fierce northwestern’s that left him stranded on a reef in the middle of the ocean with his beloved boat badly battered and sinking out from under him. Despite the many financial and physical hardships posed by a making a living from the sea, John’s love for the ocean and for shrimping has never waned. He remains a staunch advocate for the American shrimp industry and is active in protecting the rights and lifestyle of America’s fisherman who provide food for a proud nation’s people. The Life and Times of a Shrimp Fisherman is an autobiography that gives readers an upclose and personal look at the challenges and rugged lifestyle of a professional American shrimp fisherman

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The first book by author John J. Keating, Jr., The Life and Times of a Shrimp Fisherman is a true account of one man’s lifelong love affair with the sea and the art of shrimping. Born in Saint Mary’s, Georgia in 1931, by age 12, John Keating, Jr., was working alongside his father, a Shrimp Boat Captain on the J.A. Cesaroni, learning the fine art of shrimp boat fishing and drawing a striker’s pay. A professional shrimp fisherman for over 50 years, author Keating’s adventures took him into many ports from Thunderbolt, Georgia, Key West, Florida, Pamlico Sound, North Carolina, to Contoy, Yucatan, Mexico, and into all US inshore and offshore waters. The first book by author John J. Keating, Jr., The Life and Times of a Shrimp Fisherman is a true account of one man’s lifelong love affair with the sea and the art of shrimping. Born in Saint Mary’s, Georgia in 1931, by age 12, John Keating, Jr., was working alongside his father, a Shrimp Boat Captain on the J.A. Cesaroni, learning the fine art of shrimp boat fishing and drawing a striker’s pay. A professional shrimp fisherman for over 50 years, author Keating’s adventures took him into many ports from Thunderbolt, Georgia, Key West, Florida, Pamlico Sound, North Carolina, to Contoy, Yucatan, Mexico, and into all US inshore and offshore waters.

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