The Whale Road

The Whale Road

Book - 2004
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The Whale Road is a creative nonfiction story based on a true tale, and told to an unborn child, in which a sailor falls off a cliff and turns into an albatross, and a pod of female sperm whales chases the setting sun. The journey begins on a research vessel, as her small crew follow the path of the whale, through the South Pacific. The old whaler's 'Line', was a hunting ground so fertile in the last century that sailors' logs claimed they saw a whale dead of natural causes every nautical mile. The expedition sails from Tahiti to New Zealand, to see if any whales are left at all. This is a story about food, love, and a search for place.
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Vintage, 2004.
ISBN: 9781869416379
1869416376
Branch Call Number: FICTION
Characteristics: 190 p. :,ill., map ;,2004.

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