Memoirs of a Gloucester Fisherman

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By R. Salve Testaverde

Beginning in 1931 when he began work on his father's boat, this memoir chronicles the career of R. Salve Testaverde as a Gloucester fisherman and serves as an important historical account of the history of Gloucester's fishing industry. Through Testaverde's experiences, readers can see the effects of shifting market conditions and the development of new technologies on the fishing industry and how fishermen adapted to survive in changing times. 

Softcover, 201 pages 

Copyright 2004 R. Salve Testaverde