York : W.W. Norton, 1997.
book takes place in Glouster, Massachusetts. Bobby is in trouble with the
law. He owes his ex-wife money for child support and he can't afford it.
Bobby needs a lot of money quickly and desperately. He gets a job on the
Andrea Gail which is a sword fishing boat. Bobby can come home with a quarter
of a million dollars or he may not even make it home at all. It depends
on what the weather is like. To find out what happens to Bobby and the
Andrea Gail, read THE PERFECT STORM by Sebastian Junger. (Kirk D., 8th
grade student, Rundlett Middle School, Concord, New Hampshire)
Storms -- New England
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