A prequel to the newest Deadliest Catch star's rise to fame-Captain Scott Campbell, Jr.'s account of working as an Alaskan crab fisherman, the most dangerous job on the planet; injury and death on the Bering Sea; enormous riches; a stormy home life; and life behind-the-scenes of cable tv's most successful reality show.
Captain Scott Campbell, a.k.a. Junior, was just 26 when he captained his first boat, he's been at the helm of the Seabrooke for more than ten years, turning the vessel into one of the top producers in the fleet. Living and working by his motto of never be satisfied, Junior is always looking for innovative ways to catch crab. Writer Jim Ruland is a veteran of the U.S. Navy where he served as a Boatswain's Mate and traveled all over the Western Pacific. He has won numerous awards, including a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and his story Homeward Bound was the winner of the Reader's Digest 2012 Life Story contest.