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on the wharves, stevedores were unloading cargo from the far corners of the world
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Five days earlier, stevedores in Brooklyn had finished loading her with a staggering 6 million pounds of high explosives, 13 times the weight of the Statue of Liberty.
By extension, the book is teeming with those who earn their living on the water: sailors, stevedores, lobstermen, shipbuilders and that particular maritime specialist prized by the underworld, the boatman who sinks bodies to the bottom of the sea.
On Friday, stevedores at Penn Terminals were loading the water and food into as many as 180 40-foot containers that will be put on the barge, which will then be pulled by a tugboat to San Juan.
In O'Neill's 1921 treatise on masculinity and the divide between the rich and the poor, Yank, a stevedore who prides himself on his physical prowess, runs headlong into the brutal sophistication of high society Manhattan.
The standout actor Bobby Cannavale stars as Robert (Yank) Smith, a physically imposing stevedore on an ocean liner that’s headed for New York.
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