|The Outlaw Ocean: Journeys Across the Last Untamed Frontier by Ian Urbina|
Book Name: The Outlaw Ocean: Journeys Across the Last Untamed Frontier
Author: Ian Urbina
Hardcover: 560 pages
Publisher: Knopf (August 20, 2019)
The Outlaw Ocean: Book Review
“A , terrifying, thrilling story of a that few , and fewer ever see…. The soul of this book is as wild ocean itself.”
–Susan Casey, author of The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean
A riveting, adrenaline-fueled tour of , lawless and criminal world that few have ever seen: the high seas.
There few remaining frontiers on our planet. the wildest, and least understood, the world’s oceans: too to police, and no clear international authority, these regions of treacherous water play host to rampant and exploitation.
Traffickers and smugglers, pirates and mercenaries, wreck thieves and repo men, conservationists and elusive poachers, seabound abortion , oil-dumpers, slaves and cast-adrift stowaways — drawing on years of and , miles from shore, Ian Urbina introduces to the inhabitants of this hidden world. Through their stories of astonishing and brutality, survival and tragedy, he uncovers a globe-spanning network of crime and exploitation that emanates from the fishing, oil and shipping industries, and on the world’s economies .
Both a and exposé, this work of brings into for time the reality of a floating world that connects all, anyone do is .