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A whale for the killing, Farley Mowat, (electronic resource)

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A whale for the killing
Title
A whale for the killing
Statement of responsibility
Farley Mowat
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When an 80-ton Fin Whale became trapped in a lagoon near his Newfoundland home, Farley Mowat rejoiced: here was a unique chance to observe one of the world's most magnificent creatures up close. But some of his neighbours saw a different opportunity altogether: in a prolonged fit of violence, they blasted the whale with rifle fire, and scarred its back with motorboat propellers. Mowat appealed desperately to the police, to marine biologists, finally to the Canadian press. But it was too late. Mowat's poignant and compelling story is an eloquent argument for the end of the whale hunt, and the r
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Cataloging source
NLC
Dewey number
599.5
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL795.W5 M66
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
EBSCO eBooks
Target audience
adult
A whale for the killing, Farley Mowat, (electronic resource)
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A whale for the killing, Farley Mowat, (electronic resource)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn791160831
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Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781771000291
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (Sirsi) ebs791160831
  • (Sirsi) ebs791160831
  • (CaAE) ebs791160831
  • (OCoLC)791160831

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