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The search for the rarest beast in the world
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The search for the rarest beast in the world

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Rory Nugent is an explorer, but not the usual kind. His work takes inventory of the more neglected shelves in the communal warehouse, those stacks riddled with deep shadows due to traditions, cultures and ideas gone missing and about to go missing. He has published numerous...

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Nugent, a sailor and a rambunctious travel writer, lived in New Bedford, Massachusetts, for 17 years, collecting the edgy stories that fuel this transfixing portrait of a vanishing world. Writing with the...


...A movingly profane lament for a 'threatened species', the independent fisherman