Relapse

Coventry House Publishing
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As featured on Deadliest Catch

A fourth generation fisherman, Jake Anderson grew up in the rich fishing environment of Anacortes, Washington. At age seventeen, Jake began salmon fishing in Bristol Bay, Alaska, and by the age of twenty-five he was crab fishing in the heart of the Bering Sea. Soon after, Jake became a deckhand on the F/V Northwestern and joined the popular television series Deadliest Catch. As an integral part of the show, Jake is known for his hardworking nature that has allowed him to evolve from greenhorn to licensed captain.

Aside from fishing, Jake has a harrowing story that has yet to be told. As an avid skateboarder, Jake aspired to become a professional until he was sidelined by injury, addiction, and homelessness. After relentlessly battling back, he was then confronted with the untimely losses of his sister, father, and mentor, Phil Harris. But with depth and maturity, Jake persevered. In his debut book, Relapse, Jake serves as an inspiration as he candidly shares his private journey to overcome tragedy.

 

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About the author

Jake Anderson (born September 16, 1980) is a Bering Sea crab fisherman aboard the fishing vessel Northwestern. Since 2007, Jake has been featured in all seasons of the Discovery Channel documentary television series "Deadliest Catch."

Jake was hired as a greenhorn by captain Sig Hansen aboard the Northwestern in 2007. In 2010, Jake was promoted to deck boss of the Northwestern, and in 2012 he obtained his USCG Mate 1600-ton fishing license and Master 100-ton fishing license.

Jake resides in Seattle, Washington, with his wife, Jenna. As an avid skateboarder during the off season, Jake is sponsored by the American footwear and clothing company DVS Shoes. He has a signature skateboard shoe released through the company. During a 2012 interview with Dr. Drew Pinsky, Jake admitted that he is a recovering alcoholic and his addiction left him homeless for two years.

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Coventry House Publishing
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Published on
Apr 4, 2014
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Pages
212
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English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Adventurers & Explorers
Biography & Autobiography / Rich & Famous
Self-Help / Substance Abuse & Addictions / Drugs
Self-Help / Substance Abuse & Addictions / General
Sports & Recreation / Fishing
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