|The Sea of Japan:
Anata no hon o rebyū suru koto wa meiyodeshita.
Individual transferable) are a type of catch share system, which is a tool used by some governments to manage fisheries. Technical reasons for taking a rather cautious approach to the implementation of ITQ’s have been provided previously. The limits that are set for commercial fisheries are called individual fishing quotas, or IFQs. … Each share represents a percentage of the total allowable catch for the species and region, called a fishery. Many times, the quota share for a vessel will be based on the catch from the previous year. https://www.google.com/search?q=international%20transferable%20quotas%20fisheries
Different groups on each side of the fishing organization in Hime differed in their opinions and Ichiro did not agree with the merge but in order for the town to proper at all they would have to make a decision whether to merge with the other town or lose amount of fish. But, the day the Lindsey resigned Ichiro asks her to come and work for him in order to help him get his quota and with a surprise visit from her friend Judy she learns more about herself and although she is about to leave Japan she agrees to stay since Ichiro has broken limb and needs someone to go out with him but then things get tense when he is in trouble of losing his boat and what Lindsey does will surprise readers.
A surprise offer from Hakodate Marine came from an old friend named Paul and with his assistance, the support of the fisherman and then hopefully a merge with Nanae a plan would be in place to start to save Hime but the uphill battle was yet to come and Lindsey with the help of her best friend Judy, and Ichiro hoped to put her five part plan into place. Fishing tourism was implemented, restaurants that would serve what they caught, international export account and then they hoped to invite Nanae and Hakodate Marine to join their operation on this Operation Tripod. Her friendship with Paul disturbed Judy there was something she did not trust and yet Ichiro next made a move or let her know he cared about her even when seeing her grandfather after a long time you could tell they bonded.
Kong needed her to help him get a job and things were moving slowly and meeting with Gorilla seemed to mend the ways and hopefully pave the way to working together and getting Hime their proper share.
Betrayals, deceptions, promises broken, lies and the final reveal as the deal is supposed to go through and Lindsey gets a surprise that she will never forget. Judy and Mr. Bamboo have the deli and the sushi is selling quite well as well as the tourism part until someone blindsides them and then Ichiro realizes that Lindsey did not handle the situation as expected. Contacting the parties involved and learning what happened, who was being arrested and the result of the franchise agreement, Lindsey once again uses poor judgement and finds herself trusting all the wrong people.
Meetings hope and the outcome you will have to learn as the ending is tragic and the sadness you will feel when the final challenges are completed. The end result and what happens to her plan will blindside Lindsey but those loyal to her will have to reconcile that the press is out there, the harsh truths will be known but Lindsey won’t give up until she completes her task, saves Hime and shows her loyalty to Ichiro. Will she remain in Japan when everything concludes? Will she show her loyalties to the people of Hime or will she allow Nanae and Hakodate Marine to win? At the close of the novel what will she see from her window: The skyline of Boston or the magical Sea of Japan? Some stories need to be told and the characters in this novel tell is exactly the way you need to hear them. Author Keita Nagano takes us inside the fishing industry and brings us up close with the fisherman, the contractors, the corporations and one tenacious Lindsey.
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