Two Brothers, the Bering Sea, and One of the World's Deadliest Jobs
Ballantine Books, Paperback, 9780345504128, 240pp.
Publication Date: March 31, 2009
By turns raucous and reflective, exhilarating and anguished, enthralling, suspenseful, and wise, Time Bandit chronicles a larger-than-life love affair as old as civilization itself--a love affair between striving, willful man and inscrutable, enduring nature.
Andy Hillstrand shares duties with his brother, Johnathan, on board their family-operated vessel, the Time Bandit.
Malcolm MacPherson is a writer and journalist, former "Newsweek" staff correspondent in Nairobi, Paris, and London. He has written books of fiction and nonfiction including "The Cowboy and His Elephant". He has worked as a Senior Editor for "New York Magazine", a Senior Writer for "Premiere", and contributed to publications from "The New York Times" to "Reader's Digest", "Playboy", and "Smithsonian". He now lives in northern Virginia.
“Gripping . . . enjoyable reading.”—Roanoke Times
“You know that cool reality-TV show Deadliest Catch? . . . The boat captains featured on the series . . . continue to scare us in this behind-the-scenes book.”—Sacramento Bee
“This boys’ own adventure is delivered with the irresistible bluster of a fisherman raving to a rescuer about how he has just cheated death . . . again!”—Sydney Morning Herald
“Their first-person accounts matter-of-factly explain what it’s like to constantly face death on the Bering Sea and what it does to your life back on land.”—Rochester Democrat and Chronicle