The Resource North by Northwestern: : [a seafaring family on deadly Alaskan waters], Sig Hansen and Mark Sundeen, (electronic resource)

North by Northwestern: : [a seafaring family on deadly Alaskan waters], Sig Hansen and Mark Sundeen, (electronic resource)

Label
North by Northwestern: : [a seafaring family on deadly Alaskan waters]
Title
North by Northwestern:
Title remainder
[a seafaring family on deadly Alaskan waters]
Statement of responsibility
Sig Hansen and Mark Sundeen
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the tradition of Sebastian Junger and Linda Greenlaw comes Captain Sig Hansen's rags-to-riches epic of his immigrant family's struggle against deadly Alaskan seas, freezing shipwrecks, and dangerously brutal conditions to achieve the American Dream Sig Hansen has been a star of the Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch from the pilot to the present. Seen in over 150 countries, the show attracts more than 49 million viewers per season, making it one of the most successful series in the history of cable TV. With its daredevil camera work, unpredictably dangerous weather, and a setting as unforgivable and unforgettable as the frigid Bering Sea, The Deadliest Catch is unlike anything else on television. But the weatherworn fishermen of the fishing vessel Northwestern have stories that don't come through on TV. For Sig Hansen and his brothers, commercial fishing is as much a part of their Norwegian heritage as their names. Descendents of the Vikings who roamed and ruled the northern seas for centuries, the Hansens' connection to the sea stretches from Alaska to Seattle and all the way to Norway. And after twenty years as a skipper on the commercial fishing vessel the Northwestern--which was his father's before him--Sig has lived to tell the tales. To be a successful fisherman, you need to be a mechanic, navigator, welder, painter, carpenter, and sometimes, a firefighter. To be a successful fisherman year after year, you need to be a survivor. This is the story of a family of survivors; part memoir and part adventure tale, North By Northwestern brings readers on deck, into the dockside bars and into the history of a family with a common destiny. Built around a gripping tale of a deadly shipwreck like The Perfect Storm, North By Northwestern is the multi-generational tale of the Hansen family, a clan of tough Norwegian-American fishermen who, through the popularity of The Deadliest Catch, have become modern folk-heroes
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1966-
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Hansen, Sig
Dewey number
  • 639.2092
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Rick Adamson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sundeen, Mark
  • Adamson, Rick
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hansen, Sig
  • Fishers
  • Crabbing
  • Fisheries
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
North by Northwestern: : [a seafaring family on deadly Alaskan waters], Sig Hansen and Mark Sundeen, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11823992
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
Control code
MWT11823992
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 19 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11823992
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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11823992
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
North by Northwestern: : [a seafaring family on deadly Alaskan waters], Sig Hansen and Mark Sundeen, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11823992
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11823992
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 19 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11823992
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11823992
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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