Josh and Jake Harris are Captain Phil's two surviving sons. Both followed their father into crab fishing and are now Deadliest Catch stars in their own right. In late 2012, they accomplished a dream by purchasing Phil's famous crab boat, the Cornelia Marie, which they now co-captain on the Bering Sea.
Steve Springer is a veteran journalist for the Los Angeles Times, an award-winning sportswriter, and the author of ten books, including three bestsellers. He currently lives with his wife in Woodland Hills, California. Blake Chavez attended California Pacific School of Law and achieved success as a business executive before becoming a professional writer. His previous book with Steve Springer is Hard Luck. He lives in California with his wife and daughter.
"[An] engaging, no-holds-barred biography ... a larger-than-life
nautical rock star persona conveyed in a captivating, freewheeling
style. ... Even those who never watched the show will find
themselves captivated by these outrageous tales of a man who lived
without restraint, like a modern-day mythical figure."--Publishers
Weekly, Starred Review
"A candid narrative ... captures the gritty details of [Captain Phil's] high-speed life, declining health and death. ... An unflinching portrait that will surely satisfy Harris' fans."--Kirkus Reviews
"Juicy is an understatement"--Yahoo.com