By Clavin, Tom
'Keeps you riveted to each page. By the end you not only feel for the anglers who drowned, but for the doomed Pelican and its skipper' - New York Post . In 1951, a sudden gale swamped an overcrowded charter fishing boat off Montauk, Long Island, and 44 people drowned. A riveting ...sea story as well as a tale of post-World War II America, Dark Noon describes the tragedy and its aftermath and brings alive the emotions of that day.Read more
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Tom Clavin is the editor of The East Hampton Independent and The Southampton Independent, two of the most award-winning weekly newspapers in the U.S. Over the last nine years he has written and edited hundreds of articles dealing with fishing and boating, and he has access to vast human and written resources on maritime history in general and the fishing port of Montauk in particular. He wrote for The New York Times from 1984 to 1996 and was the chief environmental correspondent for half that time. His articles on sports, business, health, adventure, travel, and entertainment have appeared in Reader's Digest, Cosmopolitan, Golf Magazine, Family Circle, and others. He has co-written several screenplays including one that is presently in pre-production with director Eric Styles.
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