Of Orcas and Men: What Killer Whales Can Teach Us


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$18.00  $16.74
Harry N. Abrams
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5.3 X 7.9 X 0.9 inches | 0.7 pounds

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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.


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.
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.