Alone at Sea was featured on Feb. 13, 2011, in a Boston Globe page 1 Travel section story on good books recently published about New England History: "In Praise of the Page, Fishing and Witches, Farming to Forests." See here.
Sea History, published by the National Maritime Historical Society, says that "Morris has written a marvelous, scholarly, and detailed compendium about the fishing industry, the fishermen and the fishery workers as well as their families. [...] it is an important contribution to maritime history." See here.
Northshore Life Magazine says Alone at Sea is John's contribution to "the pulse of Gloucester, which is a deeply literate city." Read the full article here.
Wooden Boat Magazine calls Alone at Sea "an important and original work that adds to, and complements, all that has been written before" on Gloucester and the fishing industry. Click here to read the full review.
John Morris discussed Alone at Sea on WBUR's Radio Boston program, which aired on July 19, 2010.
John was interviewed by John Collins of the Lowell Sun for a feature story on June 20. See here.
John was interviewed by Gail McCarthy of the Gloucester Daily Times on Wednesday, June 8, in a comprehensive, well-written article. See here.
John N. Morris Weighs In on Catch Shares
Morris was consulted by The Boston Herald as a fishing expert on the issue of catch shares in the Massachusetts fishery. Citing a past attempt to set up a quota system by Gloucester fishermen in the 1930s, he predicts a similar outcome for the current legislation. Read the full article here.
Press Release - Alone at Sea is "a masterpiece that's been waiting for generations to be told."
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Learn more about author John N. Morris!
Click here for a brief biography and interview with Dr. John Morris.
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