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Author Fields, Leslie Leyland, 1957-

Title The entangling net : Alaska's commercial fishing women tell their lives / Leslie Leyland Fields.

Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [1997]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  639.209798 FIEL GA5    AVAILABLE
Physical description 156 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents And then I got a job on a boat -- People don't work like this! -- I Can't work with this woman! -- When I got my own boat -- I've seen people die -- If I'm still fishing-- .
Summary Why do women choose an occupation that has been ranked the most dangerous in the nation? What do women give up-and get in return- when they take on the tasks of fisherman? The Entangling Net explores these issues through the stories of twenty women who have chosen to work in this extremely risky, male-dominated profession.
Subject Women fishers -- Alaska.
ISBN 0252022203 (acid-free paper)
0252065654 (paperback: acid-free paper)