In “The Mortal Sea,’’ W. Jeffrey Bolster, a University of New Hampshire historian, skillfully weaves material from historical documents and newspaper and scientific reports with tales of fishermen to demonstrate how the activities of individuals have affected the northwest Atlantic, for better and worse.
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