"This powerful account will remind readers of Sebastian Junger's The Perfect Storm." - Boston Globe "A compelling and complex piece of work." - Offshore Magazine "Yeomans brings a tragic day to life on the page. An intriguing glimpse into the lives of the men and women who are employed in one of America's most dangerous professions." - Publisher's Weekly "Guaranteed to give the spellbound reader claustrophobia...Sizzles with dramatic tension." - Joan Druett, author, In the Wake of Madness: The Murderous Voyage of the Whaleship Sharon "A unique and tragic story told in a redeeming, heartfelt manner." - Spike Walker, author, Coming Back Alive"Vom Verlag:
On September 5, 1996, the fishing boat Heather Lynne II was run down by a tugboat and barge and overturned Three fishermen were trapped inside with their air supply diminishing. The Coast Guard was called. "Dead Men Tapping" opens four years later in a federal courtroom, where the victims' families are suing the U.S. Coast Guard for a rescue gone wrong. As the story unfolds, you come to know the trapped fishermen, their community, their would-be rescuers, and the crew of the tug and bargeand their stories propel "Dead Men Tapping" to its heartbreaking conclusion.
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