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The Hatterask Incident is the thrilling story of a fisherman's conflict with the government and the legal system on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Told through the voices of those who survived the incident, this fast-paced novel follows the motives and actions of nine people through a seven-day period which changes their lives forever. It begins when the trawler HatterThe Hatterask Incident is the thrilling story of a fisherman's conflict with the government and the legal system on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Told through the voices of those who survived the incident, this fast-paced novel follows the motives and actions of nine people through a seven-day period which changes their lives forever. It begins when the trawler Hatterask shoals on a sandbar in treacherous Oregon Inlet. Captain Alton Mackey, a Wanchese fisherman whose family has fished the waters for generations, struggles desperately to save his boat within the impossible timetable set by the Army Corps of Engineers. When legal recourse fails and the army attempts to mine the Hatterask, Mackey is suddenly faced with the loss of a livelihood and identify. Feeling betrayed by the System, he seizes a hostage and takes a stand that pits the local fishermen against the government while forcing the Coast Guard and army to redefine their conceptions of duty and loyalty. As the Coast Guard and the corps battle to free the hostage and clear the inlet, hurricane Crystal crashes up the coastline and survival becomes a race against time for everyone as all sides have to face no-win, lose-lose, scenarios; however, the choices they make not only matter, they become life-or-death. The issues addressed in The Hatterask Incident were real in 1940-1960-1980-2000-and today in 2013....

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ISBN : 18890741
Format Type : Kindle Edition
Number of Pages : 366 Pages
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  • Rusty
    2018-10-22 13:39

    a great book that predated perfect storm and every other disaster novel. a wonderful read and while it isnt long it does a great job of bringing the characters to life for you.

  • Peter Vanderhaak
    2018-11-14 08:57

    Good read. Unbelievable detail.good storyit was written by a friend. very impressed. Will definitely read his other book.human interest and adventure