Of Orcas and Men: What Killer Whales Can Teach Us

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Price
$17.95  $16.51
Publisher
Abrams Press
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
5.3 X 7.9 X 0.9 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781468313024

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About the Author

David Neiwert is an investigative journalist based in Seattle. He is the author of many books, including And Hell Followed With Her: Crossing the Dark Side of the American Border and Strawberry Days: How Internment Destroyed a Japanese American Community. His reportage for MSNBC.com on domestic terrorism won the National Press Club Award for Distinguished Online Journalism in 2000. He is also a contributing writer for the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Reviews

Of Orcas and Men: What Killer Whales Can Teach Us explores just how intelligent these creatures really are, what that means for us, and what we might possibly learn from them.
One of the most comprehensive works to date for anyone who has become enthralled by this magnificent animal.--Gabriela Cowperthwaite, Director of Blackfish
Humans and killer whales have a long and complicated history, one that David Neiwert describes forcefully and eloquently in this fascinating and highly readable book.--David Kirby, New York Times bestselling author of Death at SeaWorld
A wide-ranging, interesting book that should be required reading for school-aged environmentalists.
A triumph of far-ranging research and vivid storytelling. Eloquent, astute, and compassionate.--Brenda Peterson, author of Build Me an Ark: A Life With Animals
Many of the stories are incredible and heartwarming, other shocking. This book is a great read for any nature lover.--Jeffrey Ventre, Blackfish cast member
[A] breathtaking survey of orca science, folklore, and mystery.