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Catherine Poulain has lived on the road and on the sea for most of her life. Employed in fish farms in Iceland and as a farm worker in Canada, she also worked as a barmaid in Hong Kong and in naval shipyards in the US. She spent ten years fishing in Alaska before returning to France, where she was born. Woman at Sea is her first novel.


Woman at Sea Catherine Poulain

The debut novel that became a huge French bestseller: a wild, gripping story of one woman’s battle with the elements on board an Alaskan fishing boat.

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