How to Catch a Lobster in Down East Maine

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The book will tell the history and story of Down East Maine lobster fishing. Author Christina Lemieux's family has been lobster fishermen for four generations, and the book draws from their personal recollections and documentation. It will then bring to life the experience of Down East Maine lobster fishing and living in a lobster fishing community. The book details how one goes about catching lobster, the seasons of lobster fishing and the perils of such a physically grueling job. It also talks about "lobster culture" some of the unique pastimes of lobster fishermen, such as the sport of Maine lobster boat racing. Finally, the book will give a brief overview of how to properly cook Maine lobster and provide some of the area's favorite lobster recipes.
ISBN: 9781609496029
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Maine
Series: American Palate
Images: 71
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Christina Lemieux Oragano was born and raised in Cutler, Maine, where her family has been in the lobster industry for four generations. When she was ten years old, Christina began working summers and school breaks on her father's lobster boat and continued to do so until she graduated from college. After college, Christina began a career in advertising, working in San Francisco and New York before moving to London, where she met and married her husband, Anthony. She and Anthony continue to live in London, where they raise their daughter, Anya. Christina's continued passion for the lobster industry is evidenced through her blogging, her experimentation with new lobster recipes and her dedication to helping her fishing family during trips back to Cutler.
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