Linda GreenlawLinda Greenlaw (born December 22, 1960) is a best-selling author of books with maritime themes and the only female swordfishing boat captain on the East Coast of the United States. She was featured in the 1997 book ''The Perfect Storm'' and the film The Perfect Storm. She previously captained ''Seahawk'' after the previous captain died on board.
Greenlaw wrote three best-selling books about life as a commercial fisher: ''The Hungry Ocean'' in 1999, ''The Lobster Chronicles'' in 2002 and ''All Fishermen Are Liars'' in 2002.
Her books have climbed as high as No. 2 on the ''New York Times'' bestseller list, with ''The Hungry Ocean'' remaining on the list for three months.
Greenlaw lives on Isle au Haut, Maine, and was the first female sword-fishing boat captain on the American East Coast. Provided by Wikipedia