Time Bandit: Two Brothers, the Bering Sea, and One of the World's Deadliest Jobs

Time Bandit: Two Brothers, the Bering Sea, and One of the World's Deadliest Jobs

Andy Hillstrand, Malcolm MacPherson


each Alaskan king crab season, brothers Andy and Johnathan Hillstrand hazard their lives and search their fortunes upon the treacherous waters of the Bering Sea. Sons of a hard-bitten, hugely winning fisherman, and born with brine of their blood, the Hillstrand boys couldn’t think a lifestyles with no swaying deck underfoot and a harvest of amazing king crabs ready to be pulled from the sea flooring. In pursuit in their day-by-day seize, the brothers courageous ice floes and heaving waves sixty toes excessive, the perils of thousand-pound metal traps thrown approximately via the punishing wind, and the consistent threat of the open, hungry water—epitomized within the refrain of a haunting sailors’ sing-along: “Many courageous hearts are asleep within the deep, so pay attention, beware.”

By turns raucous and reflective, exhilarating and anguished, captivating, suspenseful, and clever, Time Bandit chronicles a larger-than-life love affair as previous as civilization itself—a love affair among striving, willful guy and inscrutable, enduring nature.

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