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The Resource A whale for the killing, Farley Mowat

A whale for the killing, Farley Mowat

Label
A whale for the killing
Title
A whale for the killing
Statement of responsibility
Farley Mowat
Creator
Author
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
Member of
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1921-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mowat, Farley
Dewey number
599.5
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL795.W5 M66
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
The Douglas & McIntyre Farley Mowat library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Whales
  • Finback whale
  • Animal welfare
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Baleines
  • Rorqual commun
  • Animaux
  • Faune
  • NATURE
  • SCIENCE
  • Animal welfare
  • Finback whale
  • Whales
  • Wildlife conservation
Label
A whale for the killing, Farley Mowat
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in 1972"--Copyright page
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; Chapter 16; Chapter 17; Chapter 18; Chapter 19; Chapter 20; To Make Amends
Control code
791160831
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (193 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781771000291
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
EPUB file
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
c67f1817-1676-4af3-a17a-3025567240ab
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)791160831
Label
A whale for the killing, Farley Mowat
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in 1972"--Copyright page
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; Chapter 16; Chapter 17; Chapter 18; Chapter 19; Chapter 20; To Make Amends
Control code
791160831
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (193 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781771000291
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
EPUB file
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
c67f1817-1676-4af3-a17a-3025567240ab
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)791160831

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