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last whales

Lloyd Robert Abbey

last whales

by Lloyd Robert Abbey

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Published by Random House in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whales -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Maps on lining papers.

    Statementby Lloyd Abbey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.A15 L37 1989, PS8551.B32 L37 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination364 p. ;
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14934718M
    ISBN 10039422065

    Great book! Lloyd Abbey's excellent writing takes the reader on 'The Last Whales' journey. Whilst reading it you feel as though you are a part of the sea, a witness in this watery world, empathising with the creatures of the deep. We can all learn very much from this novel. I could almost hear the echoes of whale calling whilst turning each page/5(17). A wretchedly misguided effort to dramatize the Save the Whale philosophy. Musco is the Blue whose life is sentimentally recorded here: a youngster who sees both parents harpooned on the same day and then resolves to start his own family. Readers can learn about whales from his thoughts and actions&#;how he eats, dives, mates, and learns to distinguish individual humans. But author .

      Shipwrecked by whales: The Robertson family survival story. 18 July Douglas wrote his own book called The Last Voyage of the Lucette because he . Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Abbey, Lloyd, Last whales. Vancouver, BC: Library Services Branch, Material Type: Fiction.

    Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Abbey, Lloyd Robert, Last whales. London ; New York: Doubleday, (OCoLC) The Last Whales by Abbey, Lloyd and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Last Whales by Abbey, Lloyd - AbeBooks Passion for books.


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