Shrimp Tales: Port Isabel and Brownsville Shrimping History (Paperback)

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hrimp Tales is the history of the shrimping industry in Port Isabel and Brownsville, Texas. It includes profiles of the men and women who participated in the heyday of shrimping as boat owners, fish house owners, captains, rig men, headers, and other roles.

Includes the variety of fresh-caught shrimp, the kinds of boats and equipment commonly used, the mechanics of the industry, the culture of the people, the lives of the shrimpers and their families, sea tales of storms, accidents, and even murder.

Entertaining and educational.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781943267743
ISBN-10: 194326774X
Publisher: Red Engine Press
Publication Date: February 17th, 2020
Pages: 284
Language: English