Empty Nets: How Greed and Politics Wiped Out the World's Greatest Fishery by Gus EtchegaryEmpty Nets: How Greed and Politics Wiped Out the World's Greatest Fishery by Gus Etchegary

Empty Nets: How Greed and Politics Wiped Out the World's Greatest Fishery

byGus Etchegary, Stephanie Porter

Paperback | November 4, 2013

Pricing and Purchase Info

$17.50 online 
$19.95 list price save 12%
Earn 88 plum® points
HURRY, ONLY 1 LEFT!

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Available in stores

about

From the boardroom the once mighty Fishery Products International, Gus Etchegary witnessed the historic decimation of cod stocks in the northeast Atlantic. During a 40-year career in the industry, Etchegary battled to save his business, ultimately brought to its knees by overfishing, government mismanagement, and political interference.

In this memoir, Etchegary recounts his youth in a pre-World War Two Newfoundland outport, and his role in in transforming a traditional family-based saltfish firm into an international frozen-fish powerhouse.

Although he retired in 1988, Etchegary is still fighting, as fiery, outspoken, and impassioned as ever. This is his story, told frankly and without pulling any punches. He levels blame for the destruction of the fishery at governments for decades of neglecting the fishery, at Newfoundlanders and Labradorians for extreme apathy, and even at himself, for not yelling louder, sooner.

Gus Etchegary is a renowned expert in the fishing industry, whose career as a corporate insider with Fishery Products International gives him unique insight into the historic collapse of one of the world's greatest fish stocks, Canada's Atlantic cod. In addition to serving eight years as president of FPI, Etchegary is a former Canadian...
Empty Nets: How Greed and Politics Wiped Out the World's Greatest Fishery
Empty Nets: How Greed and Politics Wiped Out the World's Greatest Fishery

by Gus Etchegary

$8.69$9.95

Available for download

Not available in stores

Title:Empty Nets: How Greed and Politics Wiped Out the World's Greatest FisheryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:November 4, 2013Publisher:Boulder PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927099234

ISBN - 13:9781927099230

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Empty Nets: How Greed and Politics Wiped Out the World's Greatest Fishery

Reviews