The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea

The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea

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From his childhood fascination with the gigantic Natural History Museum model of a blue whale to his adult encounters with the living animals in the Atlantic Ocean, the acclaimed writer Philip Hoare has been obsessed with whales. Journeying through human and natural history, The Whale is the result of his voyage of discovery into the heart of this obsession and the book that inspired it: Herman Melville's Moby-Dick.

Taking us deep into their domain, Hoare shows us… (more)

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Publisher: HarperCollins e-books (March 23, 2010)

Collection: HarperCollins e-books

Format: EPUB

Page count: 464 pages

File size: 4.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Samuel Johnson Prize 2009 winner


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